If you have a saltwater aquarium and are not close to one of this planet's oceans you are to have to make your own saltwater for your marine aquarium. Some manufacturers enhance their mixes with elements that are beneficial for corals. You will find the comparison table of primary elements in some top brand name sea salt mixes useful when deciding on a salt mix purchase if you have a reef tank and are striving to enhance your coral growth.
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Instant Ocean & Reef Crystals Synthetic Sea Salt
Instant ocean reef crystals is formulated especially for reef aquariums. It contains extra calcium, select trace elements, and vitamins above natural seawater concentrations. These extra measures reduce the need for constant supplements and additives to replenish essential substances quickly depleted in thriving reef aquariums. Reef crystals also contain special additives to help detoxify excess heavy metals, such as copper and is fully compatible with all marine aquariums.
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Kent Marine Reef Salt Mix
Kent sea salt is a superior blend of all the components necessary to keep marine life healthy in saltwater aquariums. Kent's state-of-the-art production facility insures consistency in its sea salt, batch after batch. Contains coral-vite ingredients for superior sustained growth of hard and soft corals and enhanced buffer levels that ensure a stable pH and healthy amounts of all essential minerals.
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Coralife Marine Salt
Coralife marine salt helps sustain marine fish and invertebrates found in typical marine aquariums. It contains all essential major and trace elements in optimal proportions. Fortified with selected vitamins to enhance its effectiveness. Highly pure formula ensures the total absence of phosphate and nitrate.
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Seachem Aquarium Salt Mixes
SeaChem marine salt contains every major, minor, and trace elements, so even the most delicate marine fish, invertebrates, or plants will thrive. SeaChem Reef Salt is specially formulated for optimum concentrations of magnesium, calcium, and strontium. Safely maintains elevated levels of calcium, strontium, and iodide for healthy coral growth in home reef aquariums. Free of nitrate, phosphate, and non-essential components.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Tropic Marin Sea Salts
Each grain contains the exact mix of 70 trace elements found in natural saltwater. Unique production process ensures these elements are maintained in solution to provide the natural biosphere necessary to grow and breed delicate marine fish, plants, and invertebrates. Pro-Reef Salt is specifically formulated with optimized calcium and magnesium levels to promote optimal coral health and growth. Its unique buffering system and pH level have been adapted to accommodate the use of calcium supplements or calcium reactors to help simplify the care of even very sensitive hard corals.
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Brightwell Aquatics™ NeoMarine Precision Salt Blend for Reef Aquaria
NeoMarine Precision Salt Blend is formulated to duplicate filtered natural seawater from tropical reef waters and does not contain enhanced concentrations of elements. Contains no detectable ammonia, nitrate, phosphate, or organic substances at standard specific gravity.
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Tropic Marin Bio-Actif Salt Mix
Tropic marin bio-actif salt mix has grains that contain the exact mix of 70 trace elements found in natural saltwater. Unique production process ensures these elements are maintained in solution to provide the natural biosphere necessary to grow and breed delicate marine fish, plants, and invertebrates. Pro-Reef Salt is specifically formulated with optimized calcium and magnesium levels to promote optimal coral health and growth. Its unique buffering system and pH level have been adapted to accommodate the use of calcium supplements or calcium reactors to help simplify the care of even very sensitive hard corals.
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Kordon Coral Sea Complete Salt Mix
Kordon Coral Sea Complete Salt Mix contains all the vital trace minerals and ingredients to duplicate natural ocean water. It includes essential buffers for stable pH and enhanced calcium and related ions to benefit reef systems.contains all of the elements found in natural seawater. This formulation is preconditioned with AmQuel water purifier formula which neutralizes and detoxifies chlorine, chloramine, and residual ammonia commonly found in tap water.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Oceanic Natural Sea Salt
Oceanic natural sea salt is a formulation for marine fish and invertebrates. Micro-Crystal technology offers superior solubility and clarity. This product contains no nitrate, phosphate, or ammonia which reduces aggressive algae growth.
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Red Sea Salts
Red Sea Salt is a single, chemically balanced formula that supports the most delicate marine life. It reaches a stable, natural pH shortly after mixing. Contains no nitrates or phosphates and is the most "natural" artificial sea salt on the market, with at least 87% of the raw materials being reclaimed from natural water sources. It can be mixed to any desired salinity and is suitable for marine fish and invertebrates from every sea and ocean. Tests have shown a significant difference in coral growth when using "natural" instead of "chemically pure" salts.
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Red Sea Coral Pro Sea Salt
Coral Pro Salt is specifically formulated for use with reverse osmosis water. Natural, evaporated sea salt is enriched with refined minerals to safely elevate calcium levels and buffer capacity. Replicates natural seawater to help support delicate marine life and invertebrates in home reef aquariums. Salt is produced by small batch process to ensure homogeneity and consistency of the salt mixture. A chemically balanced formula is nitrate and phosphate free.