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    Question What is the best marine salt for a brackish aquarium?


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    I have an empty 30 gallon that I'm thinking about transitioning to brackish. What is the best marine salt for a brackish aquarium?

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    I use Oceanic mix for my saltwater tank, as it dissolves very fast. I don't think there's a real difference between types of salt for a brackish tank, although I'm not sure.
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    Same salt different dose of it. Brackish is just part freshwater part salt water
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    Quote Originally Posted by genocidex View Post
    Same salt different dose of it. Brackish is just part freshwater part salt water
    And what brand would you recommend? Oceanic mix as well?

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    Tbh, ive never cared to look into brands. I take care of a brackish puffer tank and i just use what ever marine salt i can find lol ( i also go cheap too )
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