Water mix calculator

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Water mix calculator

Post by Seeked911 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:31 am

Hi all,

Does anyone know where i could find a water mix calculator? I don't know off hand how much salt to add to my water to get a specifig SG seting.

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Re: Water mix calculator

Post by Pufferpunk » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:37 am

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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Re: Water mix calculator

Post by Seeked911 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:49 am

Isn't there a calculator or formula that would tell me how many cups, teaspoon, lbs of salt i need to add to X amount of water in order to reach a certain SG level?

I have a 120gal aquarium. In your article you recommend that i get a container that is at least 75% of the total volume of your aquarium. I don't know if i want to store a 45 gal drum in my appartement

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Re: Water mix calculator

Post by Seeked911 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:59 am

Hi all.

i think i found what i was looking for. Here is the link it might be usefull

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http://www.hamzasreef.com/Contents/Calc ... ulator.php

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Re: Water mix calculator

Post by bertie 83 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:00 am

Every type/ batch of marine mix could be different you need to measure the salinity to know exactly
It's amazing how easy maintenance is. If done regularly and thoroughly

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Re: Water mix calculator

Post by Pufferpunk » Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:32 am

How large is your tank & what are the inhabitants?
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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Re: Water mix calculator

Post by RTR » Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:38 am

A huge +1 to bertie's comments above.

Not only is every mix different, but the mix is very strongly hydroscapic, so tankes up water when it is opened and thus changes weight/density constanly when exposed to air. The end density must be checked before use.
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