Instant Ocean Sea Salt Mix

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Instant Ocean Makes 160 Gallons of Saltwater

Instant Ocean® Sea Salt is the most carefully formulated and universally preferred sea salt in the world. The #1 choice of hobbyists, public aquariums, and scientific research facilities, Instant Ocean Sea Salt has set the industry standard for quality, consistency, and value for more than 40 years.

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Instant Ocean Sea Salt Mix

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Instant Ocean Aquarium Supplies
Instant Ocean is one of the aquarium industry`s most trusted brands of marine salt. Instant Ocean products are designed for aquarists who wish to re-create a thriving ocean habitat in their own home. Instant Ocean Sea Salt is one of the most popular brands on the market and is used by public aquariums, zoos and marine adventure parks throughout the country. Instant Ocean continually refines both the ingredients and the manufacturing process of their salt mix to make sure every necessary major and minor trace element is present in every single batch.

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how many gal does it cover
would need for 140 gal tank whats the proportion used
Asked : Jan 17, 2017
By : Manuel, JUNCOS, PUERTO RICO
 
 
 
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The 160 Gallon Mix bucket mixes to 160 gallons of saltwater. For a 140 gallon aquarium, you will use most of the salt in the bucket. We recommend using a refractometer to measure the salinity and make adjustments as needed.
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I have made 2 different batches and used different brands of test kits and this salt has extremely low Magnesium at 900 and low calcium at 370. The Alkalinity is good at 10.36. Test kits I used are Hanna, Salifert and Red Sea.
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cheap and stable

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I have been using IO for a couple of years. Never had an issue and my params are stable. I dose, so why buy the expensive salt?
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Nothing Better

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I've been in the hobby since 1988. I've tried just about every brand - some of them several times because they are/were rated more highly by other aquarists. Everything just seems healthier when I use Instant Ocean. It mixes well and dissolves quickly. For me, the regular product works better than t...Read More
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Instant Ocean

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for over 40 years I cannot find a good reason too use anything else..........
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Perfect Saltwater Minerals

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I bought the 200 gallon box. It has individual bags inside to insure that moisture is kept out. It dissolves quickly and has a well balanced mineral level.
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good value

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The LPS(a large chain) stopped carrying the larger salt containers. Thought I would order this online. Shipping was free. Worked out great. I ordered the box. It contains individually sealed bags so nothing gets damp. Its Instant Ocean so you know its quality stuff.
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Keep coming back to this mix!

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I have tried different types if salt, but I always come back to Instant OceAn basic mix. I can always bring up the calcium and alkalinity and other salts that claim to get the proper quantities always seem to fall short. I have been very happy with this mix in about 10 years if aquarium experience. ...Read More
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