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Old 02/22/2018, 06:46 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by mcgyvr View Post
Yes its very common to use muriatic acid to lower the alk of freshly mixed saltwater prior to adding it to the tank water..

In the future if you want just switch to a salt mix with a lower alk so you don't need to do that..

There is a formula floating around somewhere but..
Excellent, thank you! Ive considered switching salts many times..... but its one of the last few things i still buy from my LFS.... almost everything else is online now.

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