Lowering Salinity

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    Samhain Satin, Lace, and Sequins

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    Checked my levels today, just for kicks, and found my salinity to be 1.028. Some of it was from evap while I had my sump down changing overflows, but not all of it...... I try to keep it at 1.025-1.026. How quickly can I lower it without shocking the tank?
     
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    jswinberlin

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    If nothing seems to be affected I would lower it slowly over the next few days. If you can lower it .001 every day I think it would be better than dropping .003 or so right away.
     
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    Next time you do a water change just put water back in that's somewhere around 1.020 or a little lower...and keep doing that every time you change your water until you get the level where you want it...
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    +1 everyone you can always scoop out and pour in fresh daily.
     
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