03-14-2012, 11:47 PM
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Originally Posted by bigfish93
ok cool. Any idea how long saltwater can be stored. I am thinking about buying a 20-30 gallon container and storing about 20-30 gallons of saltwater at a time. From what I understand, water changes are not done as frequently as they are in freshwater. I was looking at around 8 gallons every other week. That means my saltwater would be stored for 1-2 months. Is that too long? I will have powerhead mixing the water in the container.
Saltwater changes are not done as frequent as FW changes? Umm, that would not be correct. Theory goes like this:
10% weekly or
25% bi weekly and or roughly the same or slightly above for a monthly change
Thats a general rule of thumb, then again all this depends on your water parameters also. I on the other hand do not do changes like that. My water parameters are controlled by Carbon Dosing.