Mixing ratio for Red Sea Pro Coral Salt

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  1. Norm

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    Hi there, if I am mixing up 25l of salt water how much salt would I use to get it to 1,025. I want to go and buy some tomorrow and do a water change when I get home.

    Aviad, I know you are there. Help me out. ;-)
     
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    Well its 1/2 a cup per gallon. 3.79 liters make 1 US gallon so your mix should be 3.25 cups to get it in the 1.025 range i think. Correct me if im wrong guys.
     
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    How big is a cup?
     
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    Hello Norm,
    The mixing ratio is 38.2g\l.
    So for 25 liters you need 955grams of salt.
    All the best,
    Aviad
     
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    Thanks all for the help. Appreciate it.
     
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    You are very welcome !
     
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    thanks for sharing this info.
     
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    When your mixing up new SW, do not depend on the weight of the salt. Salt can pick up a lot of moisture, so much so that this can effect the weight of it. Always check your results using a hydrometer or better still a refractometer.

    One trick I do is to mix the water a little high and once the salt is dissolved, add additional water to bring it down to 1.025
     
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    +1 exactly the same as DaveK
    That's solid advice as usual.
    Put nothing in your tank for which you cannot test.
     
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