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Red Sea Coral Pro Salt Mix 55gal - Bucket

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Red Sea Coral Pro Salt is a specialty salt mix formulated for today’s advanced reef aquariums. A scientifically formulated marine salt is based on using pure water. This is a necessary to accurately calculate all the elements required to recreate tropical seawater. It is the best way to create a baseline salt formulation that most precisely mirrors the reef environment.

Research laboratories and professional aquaculture facilities often use ultra-pure reverse osmosis and deionized mineral-free water for mixing saltwater. Reef aquarists using RO or RO/DI can have this same level of “saltwater perfection” with Red Sea Coral Pro Salt.

Coral Pro Salt is intended to stimulate growth of SPS and LPS corals in aquariums and frag tanks. The coral-building process of calcification demands adequate levels of Foundation Elements: calcium, magnesium and bio-available carbonates. These elements play a key role in coral metabolism and growth, pH stabilization and ionic strength of the saltwater. Coral Pro Salt contains the levels of foundation elements and trace elements necessary for coral growth in your aquarium.

You won’t have to use additives to “fix” your freshly made saltwater!

Here’s what we really like about Red Sea Coral Pro Salt:

  • Accurately formulated for use with RO/DI water
  • Can also be used with soft water
  • pH stabilizes between 8.2 – 8.5
  • No phosphate or nitrate contamination
  • No need to immediately add extra calcium, magnesium or carbonates

Red Sea Coral Pro Salt Mix Features:

  • Long-term testing proves captive corals demonstrate vigorous growth and vibrant colors
  • Formulated specifically for the advanced reef aquarist using purified water
  • Provides the extra foundation elements needed to promote coral growth
  • Proper pH level quickly stabilizes after mixing
  • Manufactured in small batches to ensure all elements are evenly blended throughout the salt mix
  • Contains all trace elements needed for fish and invertebrates

The recommended salinity level for reef-building corals is approximately 35 parts per thousand (ppt). At 35 ppt, Red Sea Coral Pro Salt supplies 480 ppm of calcium; the same calcium level required for growing LPS and SPS corals in reef aquariums.

The following table shows calcium levels of Coral Pro Salt mixed in RO water for various salinities at 75°F (24°C).

Specific gravity Salinity Calcium Quantity of Salt Mix
1.021 30.6 ppt 420 ppm 33.4 g/l 1.4 lb/5 US gal
1.023 32.8 ppt 450 ppm 35.8 g/l1.5 lb/5 US gal
1.025 35.0 ppt 480 ppm 38.2 g/l1.6 lb/5 US gal

If you have a marine fish and invertebrate, SPS dominant, or ultra-low nutrient system, consider the standard Red Sea Salt Mix formulation.


Red Sea Reef Care Recipes offer easy-to-understand and simple-to-implement instructions for reef maintenance, tailored to each type of aquarium. 3 easy steps for maintaining your reef aquarium. Water changes | Supplementing | Testing.

Select the system type that best describes your reef. The Reef Care Recipe will outline the ideal water parameters for your system, how to maintain them and what products to use.



WARNING as required by state law: This product can expose you to chemicals, including Lithium carbonate and cobalt sulfate, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects and other reproductive harm.For more information go to //www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Product Manuals & Documentation

Red Sea Coral Pro Salt Mix 55gal - Bucket

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Manufacturer Info

With a dedicated team of scientists and other professionals, Red Sea is widely recognized as a leading innovator and manufacturer of quality products for aquarium hobbyists. Red Sea constantly strives to provide hobbyists of all levels with highly effective solution-driven products designed to make your fish-keeping experience as enjoyable and successful as possible.

The embodiment of Red Sea’s dedication to providing solutions for today’s reef-keepers is its range of MAX-NANO, MAX-E & MAX-S aquariums- The only choice for true Plug & Play™ coral reef aquariums, now featuring the very latest in LED lighting technology.

For advanced reef-keepers the Red Sea REEFER provides a great platform into which you can add your own selection of hardware. With its ultra-clear glass, ATO built-in, silent flow valve and superb quality of finish the REEFER sets the standard for those wishing to customize. REEFER is also available as a Deluxe version with LED lighting included.

Red Sea’s unique Reef Care Program (RCP) provides a comprehensive, safe and easy to use program for testing and supplementing within reef aquaria, and is perfectly complemented by Red Sea’s Coral Pro & Red Sea Salt’s, which has become the salt of choice for those seeking the very highest quality water quality for their coral reef aquariums. Both salts are made using a unique natural process which delivers unrivalled homogeneity and is perfect for delicate corals. Check your individual bucket of salt’s composition using Red Sea’s innovative new “MyBatch” software.

Whatever your aquatic needs, Red Sea delivers high quality innovative, solution based products.

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I recent bought a 60 gallon water container to store salt water. I cleaned it out with bleach water prior to my first mix. I mixed the recommended salt amount per gallons and placed my heater and power head inside. After about 24 hours I had a white film on the walls of my container that never desolved have anyone had problem with the salt not desolve all the way
Asked : Sep 26, 2018
By : David Batzos, Davison
 
 
 
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Make sure to use your phone newly mixed salt within 4 hours after mixing.
Answered : Jan 07, 2019
By : Michael , Palm Coast Fl.
 
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Do I have to add calcium in my tank or this salt mix has the calcium included?
Asked : Feb 28, 2018
By : Jared Mejia, Santa Ana, Ca
 
 
 
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Hello, all marine salts have calcium included. The level of calcium in the salt differs from brand to brand.
Answered : Mar 01, 2018
By : Kat
 
 
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Fast Mixing & Crystal Clear
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Crystal Clear, Awesome base Parameters
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I switched to this salt from Reef Crystals and Red Sea really blows Instant Ocean out of the water when it comes to the Water parameters straight out of the gate!
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Great Salt!
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I recently changed from IO to Red Sea Pro due to so many recommendations and I'm glad I did. I was having issues with keeping alk up and decided to give it a try. I plan on continuing to use this salt.
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Great salt
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Great parameters
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As always this salt keeps everything near perfect in my tank!!! If I could get the mailman to stop leaving it everywhere except by my front door...guess it’s too heavy for them to carry up 8 steps 😂 great salt!
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Only salt mix I have used for 5+ years
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Stable healthy reef tank, mixes in 30 minutes
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This is the only salt I have used for over 5 years. I have a 200 gallon tank that is a mixed reef....mainly LPS and a few SPS such as Montis and Acros. I mean x my salt to 1.025. I don't have to dose Alk or calcium. I do a 10% water change every week. My ALK is always 10.5, my calcium is always...Read More
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Always use this salt
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Perfect salt for a mixed reef
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I have been using this salt for ages now and I’ve never had a problem with it. It keeps my parameters exactly where I need them to be.Coral love it.
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Going on 6 years using this salt!!!!
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Excellent salt, mixes quick in 30 minutes, All, Ph, and calcium are on par with the bucket
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Love Red Sea Coral Pro salt. I have been using it for 6 years with excellent results! I love how you can mix a batch of saltwater in 30 minutes. No need to mix over night or 24 hours. Excellent salt!!!
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Great salt for corals they love this. Amazing growth when using this in my tank
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