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Natural Sea Water!! Do Or Don't??

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by Sorted7, Sep 13, 2019.

  1. Sorted7

    Sorted7 Registered

    Mar 21, 2018
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    i am in the middle of setting up a bigger tank going from a small nano, I will be finally transferring over at the weekend, as I live on the south coast in Hampshire I was wondering what people’s views arse on collecting Natural sea water, is this a safe thing to do? Or would you advise against it?.
  2. jim_fitz

    jim_fitz Admin Staff Member

    Mar 20, 2013
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    Not something I’ve ever done
    But know shops that sell it

    If it’s clear of places of pollution I would have thought it would be ok

    I read of people close to me who do it and I live near the River Mersey

    Personally I wouldn’t
  3. doug_amanda

    doug_amanda Admin Staff Member

    Apr 23, 2011
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    If I had easy access to clean fresh sea water I wouldn’t hesitate to use it.
  4. fuzzyferret83

    fuzzyferret83 Registered

    Jul 17, 2017
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    Lots of people do use it. If you have a google you should be able to find a recommended collection site near you. You may find you need to adjust salinity too. Also never collect just after its rained
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