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Re: salinity

1.025 is not really too high, I kept all my marine tanks at 
1.023-1.025.....I found that fish did not thrive as well at lower 

>Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 19:29:24 -0400 (EDT)
>From: Josh Wiegert <wiegerj at paul_paulsmiths.edu>
>To: nfc at actwin_com
>cc: nanfa at aquaria_net
>Subject: Re: salinity
>Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
>  1.025 is a bit high for marine environments...  
>   As for a bracking environment, it should flucuate a bit.  I'd let it
>get up as high as 1.010.  It would be best if you'd let it fluctuate a 
>points around there, as low as 1.008-1.012 or so.  
>J. L. Wiegert
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>On Fri, 9 Oct 1998 Moontanman at aol_com wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 19:14:56 EDT
>> From: Moontanman at aol_com
>> Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
>> To: nanfa at aquaria_net,
>    nfc at actwin_com
>> Subject: salinity
>> Is a salinity of 1.004 considered brackish? Natural seawater is of 
>> 1.025. I have a hydrometer that can measure salinity in readable 
increments of
>> .001. I guess that 1.004 would be about 1/6 natural seawater. Is this 
>> salty for most freshwater fish or about right? 
>>                                                           Michael 

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