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Old 11/23/2017, 10:01 AM   #1
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sifto salt for diy dosing

Hi all
I've been mixing my own ca+, mg, alk,
lately I bought Sifto salt 100% natura
Mg cl, but this one is Tan color not white,
Is still safe to use it?
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Old 11/23/2017, 12:32 PM   #2
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Is still safe to use it?
For what?

Not for your salt water changes ever.


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Old 11/23/2017, 12:50 PM   #3
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Hi outy,not for water change
But for the diy
alk,ca,Mg


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Old 11/23/2017, 01:06 PM   #4
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Hi outy,not for water change
But for the diy
alk,ca,Mg
No. Not ever for your reef tank


What are you trying to do? salt is not needed for anything you mentioned


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Old 11/23/2017, 01:53 PM   #5
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Sifto salt =ice melter
But really is mag chloride


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Sifto salt =ice melter
But really is mag chloride
Brown is not good.

Who knows what else is in it.

They also make table salt


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Old 11/23/2017, 03:02 PM   #7
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Yeah, I was just reading it
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Old 11/23/2017, 10:21 PM   #8
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I wouldn't trust it, but people have been successful with a wide range of chemical products.


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Old 11/24/2017, 10:12 AM   #9
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I wouldn't trust it, but people have been successful with a wide range of chemical products.
I've always used the "Dow mag fkake"
And it is white,
Couldn't find any this time and bought this
,but I will skip it and use it for the snow
I will keep looking for the one that has been tested for long time



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Old 11/24/2017, 12:49 PM   #10
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I've always used the "Dow mag fkake"
And it is white,
Couldn't find any this time and bought this
,but I will skip it and use it for the snow
I will keep looking for the one that has been tested for long time
If you have a Home Hardware local they carry it. They had to order in for me last time but only took 5 days.


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Old 11/24/2017, 01:09 PM   #11
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If you have a Home Hardware local they carry it. They had to order in for me last time but only took 5 days.
That's exactly where I got it from,
They. Switched to Sifto I don't know why
And once got home I had the surprise to see a brown flake not a clear/wjite one


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That's exactly where I got it from,
They. Switched to Sifto I don't know why
And once got home I had the surprise to see a brown flake not a clear/wjite one
Ah that sucks, my store still has it listed. But I'm now using ATI Essentials so no longer need it. Maybe bulk from ReefSupplies?


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Old 11/24/2017, 06:43 PM   #13
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Tank has been Ok all these years
No need to switch,
Will try another place


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