Instant Ocean Salt Bucket Worth It?

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    Rufio808

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    So I have to restock on salt soon and was wondering if it was worth it to buy it by the bucket. I usually buy the smaller portion of instant ocean but it tends to run out quite quickly. Sometimes some of the salt fails to dissolve also.

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    little_fish Moderator

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    I buy the bucket. Its usually cheeper in the long run that way, and you get a free bucket when its gone!
     
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    PRC Stop Quoting Me!

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    I usually buy the bucket as well. (Orange bucket)...but if you really want the bargain...buy the box that has the 4 bags in it...

    The bucket is typically about $48. for 160g.
    The box with the bags is $46. for 200g.

    The box can sometimes be hard to find.
     
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    if you get a job at wendy's you can probably sneak out a couple of buckets of ocean salt for free
     
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    +1 PRC The boxed bulk stuff is usually the cheapest.
     
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    Looks like I'll be lugging a bucket home today. I'm sure it'll last me a long long time.
     
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    i always get the buckets but i use oceanic salt it is cheaper with the bucket than buying it a bag at a time
     
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    Yeah I've been buying the bag and noticing how fast runs out. Might as well go with the bucket yeah?
     
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    i would get the bucket if it was me
     
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    I buy on-line when there a sale going on with free shipping. I bulk up and buy 3-4 five gallon buckets at a time. No tax, not shipping, and on sale just makes sense.
     
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