Why my salinity decreases ... ?

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    minajaguar

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    Why my salinity decreases ... with rate (from 1.025 to 1.023) per month .
     
    minajaguar, Oct 22, 2012
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    Civicdemon Go Big Or Go Home !

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    Maybe salt Creep ???? Maybe water changes with lower salinity water ??? what are you using to messure the salinity ????

    I just switched to a refractameter and i noticed the hydrometer was about .002 lower than the refractameter.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Like Civic said, salt creep, skimmer, being lax in the new water for water changes.
    There's several things that will slowly lower the salinity.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Are you pulling a lot of skimmate with your skimmer?
     
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    no.. its normal ...
     
    minajaguar, Oct 22, 2012
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    do u have a drain line on your skimmer collection cup? if u skim too wet it could be pulling out too much saltwater and when u add top off water it will lower your salinity.
     
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