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View Poll Results: What's your favourite aquarium salt mix?
Instant Ocean 154 33.70%
Instant Ocean: Reef Crystals 104 22.76%
H2Ocean Coral Pro 75 16.41%
Zeovit Reefers Best Salt 23 5.03%
Brightwell Aquatics NeoMarine 8 1.75%
Red Sea Coral Pro Salt 19 4.16%
Seachem Reef Salt 25 5.47%
other (please share in post ) 49 10.72%
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Old 09-17-2012, 07:55 AM
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What's your favourite salt to use with your aquarium? And maybe share why? Looking to switch over to something more oriented for corals...
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IO, cheap, effective, mix clear and predictable values.
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I didn't vote. I've only ever used IO Reef Crystals, so I can't say it's my favourite. I look forward to seeing the results of the poll.
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I voted IO, but don't take it too seriously as I apparently am inept with test kits
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IO, cheap, effective, mix clear and predictable values.
+1, but i would rather be using tropic marin, Oh well, no one wants to stock it its too pricey.
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I have used Aquavitro Salinity for well over a year now, it mixes very well and has very consistant values of Cal, Mag, Alk and PH. It is marketed as being the most concentrated salt available. I have had great results using this salt.
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+1, but i would rather be using tropic marin, Oh well, no one wants to stock it its too pricey.
I am using Tropic Marin PRO for my main 120G display tank, all other tanks are on IO (for its price)
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I am using H2Ocean in my tanks...however am switching some customers over to Fluval Sea...specifically have one target tank full of corals that has been on H2Ocean but moving it to the Fluval as I like what they say it will do...only time will tell as this salt took quite some time to actually hit the market...it's not cheap either so .... will see...

it's always interesting to see what salt people use and why....I REALLY like that both H2O and Fluval Sea mix amazingly crystal clear with no residue..no "dirty" bucket like when we use the Seachem or IO salt...ugh! My own tank at home will be another tank we test the Fluval Sea on....
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I am using H2Ocean in my tanks...however am switching some customers over to Fluval Sea...specifically have one target tank full of corals that has been on H2Ocean but moving it to the Fluval as I like what they say it will do...only time will tell as this salt took quite some time to actually hit the market...it's not cheap either so .... will see...

it's always interesting to see what salt people use and why....I REALLY like that both H2O and Fluval Sea mix amazingly crystal clear with no residue..no "dirty" bucket like when we use the Seachem or IO salt...ugh! My own tank at home will be another tank we test the Fluval Sea on....
I've tried H2Ocean but found my zoas didn't really like it. I was using Reef Crystals but found it didn't keep my alkalinity/calcium levels up. I've switched to Fluval Sea and really like how it mixes, everything in my tank seems to like it and my levels are much better now.
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