Posts Tagged aquarium salt

What Salinity Should I Keep My Marine Aquarium At?

Marine aquarists use a hydrometer to measure the specific gravity (SG) of the seawater. The hobby hydrometer is not a pure scientific instrument but is capable of sufficient accuracy to enable stability of the SG – provided the aquarist does at least a weekly check. Marine aquariums

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The Constituents Of Seawater

The seas and oceans cover the majority of the planet surface. Within those seas the wild reefs have grown and all of their needs are met, be that calcium or whatever. The life on the wild reef has had a very long time to adapt to the

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Which Aquarium Salt Should You Use

A long time ago, before I commenced keeping a marine aquarium, seawater had to be mixed by hand using ingredients that had been individually obtained from a chemist. The hobby books of the day, and they were very few, gave details of the mix. This mix was

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Mixing Saltwater

Saltwater is going to be mixed many times from the very creation of the aquarium way into the future. It is my opinion that a lot of people make this into something which takes more time than it actually needs to be. All you need to do

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