Blue Treasure Salt Mix

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    Anyone ever use this salt mix? I picked up a bag today and figured I'd try it out since it was even cheaper than Instant Ocean. Plus it's recommended by marine biologists! DANG!

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    SeaBee Ha Ha Thats Funny!

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    I havent seen it for sale either

    but, also no one regulates what companies put on their bags, so they could totally be lying about it being recommended by biologist.

    Still could be a fine salt, im just saying

    Test it out and give us a review!
     
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    True. It tasted like salt so it must be good. Jk haha.

    It mixed in pretty well. If anything goes wrong in the tank I'll make sure to write about it.
     
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    Made in China. That's all I need to know about it.
    Personally, I would stick with a known brand, but it may be fine to use.
     
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    I hear that!!

    Are ther any American made salts?

    I would switch ...
     
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    Instant Ocean is made in the USA. I don't about the many other brands.
    I use Red Sea salt which is made in Isreal.
     
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    I having been using H2Ocean. I think it comes from Germany...
     
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    It seems like a pretty good mix. It dissolves fast. I used to use instant ocean and it would take a bit of salt to get the salinity right. I poured in just a little and it overshot the target salinity by a lot! The tank seems to be fine.
     
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    I just got tropic marin its (German I believe) because my LFS recommended it and it came in a $20 box rather than a $60 bucket!

    Let us know how you like it.
     
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    I used Tropic Marin for a while, too....$60 for a bucket. But my lfs closed for a few months, and no one else sold it, so I switched to Instant Ocean at around $40-50/bucket. Both were fine for me, but I don't have a reef tank anyway ;)
     
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    what salt mix were you using before you tried this brand?
     
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    I was using instant ocean. The blue treasure salt mix was like $5 cheaper so I tried it out.
     
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    which one do you prefer?
     
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