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Re: Canning salt
> From: John_P_Bonin at eFunds_Com
> Subject: Canning salt
> I just started to use a canning/pickling salt in my tank. It is 98 or 99%
> NaCl. Is this considered non-iodized such that it is as safe as the
> aquarium salt I used before? Thank you, and have a pleasant day!
It is probably a lot higher than 99%. Pickling salt is food grade
with no anti-caking additives nor iodide added. It is the purest form
of NaCl that is generally available, and should be fine. "Rock salt"
would probably be OK also; it is not all that pure, but the impurities
ought to at least be "natural" (like dirt, traces of KCl and CaCl2,
etc.). "Aquarium salt" looks like repackaged water softener salt to