At 03:48 AM 7/26/00 -0400, June O wrote: >Rather than pay big bucks for aquarium salt, or even pickling/canning salt >- - get kosher salt. I buy mine in 5 lb boxes, for just a couple of bucks. I would lose my license as Dr. Cheap if I did not mention that the queen of cheap salt is water softener salt, usually a couple of dollars for 50#. Now beat that! Yeah, I know, road deicer salt, $20 per truckload.