Transitioning from fresh to brackish to marine

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cds333
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Transitioning from fresh to brackish to marine

Post by cds333 » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:18 pm

So I have just started transitioning to brackish but I cannot find a reliable site that says how to calculate how much salt to add to make 1.0xx water salanity. Coincidentally I started adding salt to treat ich, but I was going to do it anyway since they were sold from a fresh tank. I added 1 tsp of Instant Ocean per gallon for starters.

Most importantly I have read that changing salinity by more than 0.002 at once will kill the bacteria and un-cycle the tank. Is this true? If not then how much? How often? How much is safe for the puffers? (1 GSP and 1 F8)

The LFS guys told me to use https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FPIZ8Y0/re ... uval Cycle because it works for both FW and SW.


Where is the best guide for how to do this for puffers?

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Re: Transitioning from fresh to brackish to marine

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:56 pm

You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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