Volume of a Rubbermaid 150 stock tank at different heights?

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Thales, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. Sfork

    Sfork Guest

    EVS doesn't need to be pre-mixed either right? just mix it wait 10 mins and do WC
     
  2. Thales

    Thales Past President

    Thats pretty much it...
    Add Sodium Chloride, wait till dissolved.
    Add Magnesium Sulfate, wait till dissolved.
    Add Part A, mix for a minute
    Add Part B, mix for a minute

    Mines all mixed but I don't have time tonight to do the water change. Tomorrow morning. :D
     
  3. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    I'll try some out soon enough. I want to give aquavitra a good shot first.

    ...btw, anyone how Salinity smells substantially different than other salts? (my experience is with SC Reef salt and TMP). It almost has a plastic/synthetic smell.
     
  4. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    FWIW Steve Rudy @ CoralReefEcosytems (.com) in Guernville has ESV salt.
     
  5. Matt_Wandell

    Matt_Wandell Honorary Member

    But it doesn't suggest using it right away, right? Mix for a day before using in a tank?
     
  6. Thales

    Thales Past President


    Hmmm, save on shipping?
     
  7. Thales

    Thales Past President


    Scope the last line:

    I imagine I will usually mix it over the course of a day - Sodium in the morning, Mag and the rest in the evening. Bubble bubble all day long.
     
  8. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    His prices are very good.

    Bayside Marine distributes it on the West Coast :)
     
  9. Sfork

    Sfork Guest

    I remember some of the more experienced people on nano reef saying they keep some around in-case of emergencies just because it doesn't need to be mixed for more than 10 mins
     
  10. Thales

    Thales Past President

    You can use it after 10 minutes, but you don't have to.
     
  11. Sfork

    Sfork Guest

    Yeah, of course otherwise it wouldn't do very well in your tank 8) . But I'm just saying, might be good to keep around for emergency for those who don't/can't keep salt water mixed all the time.
     
  12. Thales

    Thales Past President

    Absolutely.
     
  13. Tumbleweed

    Tumbleweed Guest

    This sounds interesting. I curious to see what kinds of experience people have with it over time.
     

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