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Featured Best pre made water

Discussion in 'Chemistry' started by Neil, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. Neil

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    As title whats the best pre made salt as im going to be running a 15 liter tank to start back up and dont want the hassel to start off with
     
  2. Phil077

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    I Use read sea coral pro
    But will be going back to just plain red sea. imo there is not much of a difference. none that I can see anyway :biggrin:
     
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    Tropic Marin pro reef for me mate. Close to NSW. I think [MENTION=12197]Burscough Aq[/MENTION] use it for their pre mixed


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    Tropic marin pro reef and red sea blue are close to NSW and proven very popular. Many other manufacturers levels are either too elevated or lack essential elements for sps dominated reefs.

    Red sea blue has less trace, imo Tropic Marin pro reef is the better. Price is similar, bare in mind red sea bucket is smaller at 22kgs (iirc) and tmpr coming in 25kg & 20kg options
     
  5. warby

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    tropic Marin pro would be my choice close to nsw and more trace elements.

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  6. Neil

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    Sorry was meaning pre made salt water not dry salt
     
  7. StarfishEnterprise

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    Pre made salt water?

    You would have to ask your lfs which brand of salt they used if thats where you intend to purchase
     
  8. Neil

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    I dont want to buy water from my lfs as they are not good there was at lest one brand off pre made water two and a half years ago
     
  9. doug_amanda

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    Swell uk do Caribsea pure sea water,, Expensive though.
     
  10. Neil

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    Thanks as its only 15 litres wont be to costly
     
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    But once up and running are you going to make your own or opt for shop bought [MENTION=11380]Neil[/MENTION]
     
  12. Neil

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    no once filled I will be doing 20% water changes per week that's 3 liters

    17lites of Caribsea pure sea water cost £17 so will cost me £3 per week for water changes
     
  13. 4000holes

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    Hi neil. What are your plans with this tank. Im just setting up a fluval edge 23l. After not running a.marine tank for a few years.

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  14. Neil

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    I have one nice bit of live living in a sump of friends tank been im there for about 6 months

    As for fish stock im limeted with just 15 liters so was thinking pistal shrimp / gobby pair

    Coral wise im not decided yet but as the tank will be a bit instable with regards to tempritue be such low volume was just thinking some bright mushrooms to start
     
  15. chippypah

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    The best pre mixed salt water Neil, is the ocean LOL
     
  16. Neil

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    Agree but im a bit to far away lol
     
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    You could try the sea (if you don't mind a drive to the coast :w00t:).
     
  18. Realist

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    Thinking of the ocean has anyone tried it?
     
  19. Neil

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    Natral sea water tanks are around
     
  20. 4000holes

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    When i used to come on here while back their was a couple who used it. And a couple more that tried it. Remember them saying as soon as they used it. The polyps extended open more then before. Sure its down to all micro organisms (coral food) in the water.

    You can find best places nr you to collect from. Google good beach guide..if i recall correctly.

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