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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff
    I've had to mix salt water for my reef tank in a pinch before when I took out too much water during a water change

    I filled a 5 gallon pale filled with fresh water, added a very strong powerhead (~1400 gph I think) then slowly added the salt. After mixing for about a hour, it was clear and ready for use
    Wow, had no idea you could get away with that. I mix container is 40 gallon and mixes a minimum of 4 days before use. Pump is about 400 G per hour I thInk. Heated and aired too of course.

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    It is not the best situation, but is dose work. Keep in mind, there is a big difference between ~1400gph of flow in a 5 gallons of water, and 400gph in 40 gallons.

    Your method is still the better approach.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Good luck with the community tank!  You WILL post pics when it's up and running!  Welcome to AC BTW - Mith for ur tank ! welcome to AC ! - Neon im not a good hug'er - rookie Grats on the fry! - Northernguy To go with your beer!  Thanks for the help! - dragoonwoman 
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    Thanks again for the help. Here are some pics taken a few weeks later-





    Who is "General Failure" and why is he reading my hard drive?

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    They are looking good

    Glad to see everything worked out for you and your new fish
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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