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Madreefer
03-05-2011, 04:41 PM
Does anyone have the levels for salt mixture. There was a thread a while back but I can't it with the search tab. ie: cal mag kh. Seems to be a popular salt and a sticky would be nice. Thanks

cuz
03-05-2011, 04:52 PM
Salt Product Calcium Alkalinity Magnesium
Aquatic Gardens 430 8 1240
Brightwell Neomarine 370 11 1140
CoraLife 560 9 1380
Crystal Sea Marinemix 340 9 1050
Crystal Sea Marinemix Bio-Assay 340 9 1050
D-D H2Ocean 450 10 1380
Instant Ocean 400 11 1350
Kent 540 11 1200
Marine Environment 480 7.5 1450
Oceanic 580 8.5 1650
OceanPure 510 10 1320
Red Sea 400 8 1300
Red Sea Coral Pro 490 7 1300
Reef Crystals 490 13 1440
Reefer's Best 420 11 1200
SeaChem Marine Salt 500 10 1400
SeaChem Reef Salt 540 10 1450
Tropic Marin 375 10 1230
Tropic Marin Pro Reef 450 8.5 1380
Tunze Reef Salt 420 9.5 1350

Madreefer
03-05-2011, 04:53 PM
Thanks for the quick response Cuz

mark
03-05-2011, 06:43 PM
I just use IO but do see a variation between batches (different pail types so assume different batches), wouldn't be surprised same with other companies.

christyf5
03-05-2011, 07:45 PM
I'd say 1350 is a bit optimistic for magnesium levels, I've only found as high as 1100 and it usually varies 900-1100. Calcium is always 400 but I can't remember what alkalinity was. I used to test every bucket but after awhile I got lazy.

spawn
03-05-2011, 07:46 PM
What is the salinity of the mix for all of those parameters. 1.025 or 1.026

christyf5
03-05-2011, 07:47 PM
mine was 1.026

cale262
03-05-2011, 07:51 PM
...wouldn't be surprised same with other companies.


My last H2Ocean was quite different (batch?) than the above list...I used 3/4 of the pail (new) to mix about 100gal, I tried to mix the salt as much as possible before adding to RODI water (settling etc.)...



Cal 480 Alk 6.5 Mag 1050

I should mix up the rest of the pail and see what I get...


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SG= 1.026
PH= 8.37
TEMP= 79*F