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Re: Salt for brine
Mansugi at aol_com wrote:
> Hi All,
> I bought a couple of bags (100lbs) of salt from a farm store that went belly
> up for a $1.00 each. Morten brand and called Purex. It says "Purex All
> Purpose Salt" and "Food Grade Sodium Chloride." That all, no other ingredient
> Is this salt is OK to hatch brine shrimp?
OK if your tap water is alkaline enough (KH>5).
Otherwise you might add some baking soda to prevent pH crashes.
SF Bay Brand experts advocate adding about 20% Epsom salts. IDK why that
is needed but it does seem to help both hatch rate and survival time.
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