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Warning about your salt mix!

Post by DonnieP on Thu 14 Apr 2011, 8:28 pm

Ok guys
I have posted this on here somewhere but since then I now know this for a fact.
I always used Reef Crystals and always had good results but in the last few weeks I purchased a new 160 gallon bucket of Reef Crystals. When I mixed it up as usual and checked the params, I only got 3 DKH for the alkalinity. Well as there was some doubt as to my test kit, I ordered a new test kit and low and behold after mixing new water yesterday the new test kit shows the same thing 3 DKH. This is bad enough to crash a reef tank if gone unchecked.

Morel is BE SURE TO TEST YOUR NEW WATER! I use RO-DI water with "0" TDS and the Reef Crystals should have a DKH of 8-11 but 3 is totally unacceptable. Well as in my other post all the customer service wanted to do about it was have me send them some cups of the salt on my nickel. I got a better idea, I just stop using their product and go to another brand. Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad
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Re: Warning about your salt mix!

Post by DonnieP on Mon 18 Apr 2011, 10:51 pm

Well, I got another confirmation on the salt, Gabe tested the reef crystals and got the same 3 DKH, that really sucks but it probably happens more than we know!


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Re: Warning about your salt mix!

Post by etexer on Sun 24 Apr 2011, 1:28 pm

Thanks for the warning!

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