I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used immedi

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    I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used immediately"
    what is that mean ... can i pour the water salt mix immediately after the salt dissolve.
    in normal i used to wait 24 hour after mix and before adding to my display tank ....
     
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    Re: I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used im

    As with any other salt, you should let it mix for a few hours before putting it in your tank.
     
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    Re: I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used im

    you mean not 24 hours ... so how many ???
     
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    Re: I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used im

    i usually wait at 24 hours. ive done a couple of times just 20 hours cause i started mixing a lil later than normal.
     
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    Re: I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used im

    +1 Everyone.
    I always wait a good 24 hours for the salt in the mix to fully dissolve.
     
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    Re: I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used im

    When first mixed, saltwater is caustic. Your fish will appreciate at least 24 hours of mixing before a water change
     
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    Re: I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used im

    I usually make mine the day before, leave the powerhead in it overnight to dissolve all the salt, then stick a heater in there a couple of hours before my change to match the temp.
     
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    Re: I have an Instant ocean salt mix .. the product instruction said " can be used im

    i let all my salt mix for a couple hrs to insure a good mix and to make shure the sg is where it needs to be
     
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