Archive for the ‘Salt Mixing’ Category

  • Deltec Salt – H2Ocean Pro

     H2Ocean Natural Reef Salt I have been using Deltec salt for years now and love it. But it also seems I am not the only one: Number 1 UK Salt H2Ocean Pro+ is a new pro formula aquarium salt – produced by a solar evaporative process which produces a totally natural base salt where all […]

  • Marine Aquarium Salinity

    I often get asked questions about Marine Aquarium Salinity. So lets start at the bottom and work our way up.   How do we measure specific gravity Measuring salinity is a quick process using a Hydrometer orRefractometer.   Twenty five years ago a hyrdometer would have been used by anyone with a salt water aquarium but these are often […]

  • Salt Water Refractometer

    Having a Refractometer is in my view one of the most important pieces of equipment. This means that you can accurately measure the salinity of the water. I recommend using a Deltec Refractometer.    INSTRUCTIONS FOR ATC NATURAL SEA WATER REFRACTOMETER Hand held instrument for the measurement of Salinity and Specific Gravity (S.G.) by refractive […]

  • Food grade water butts for mixing salt.

    I have found a floor in my plan. The water butt that purchased for the water changes is a rain water collecting butt. This is made from 75% recyled materials and this could potentially have toxins that might cause me problems. I have found that these are fine for RO water storage but when you […]