Re: NANFA-L-- Kinda OT- Salt

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Kinda OT- Salt
From: Joshua L. Wiegert (JLW at
Date: Mon Oct 25 2004 - 16:36:44 CDT

Are you sure you added the correct amount ot your bucket?
Are you sure you read the hydrometer correctly -- no bubbles?
Are you sure you know the volume of your bucket?
Are you sure you allowed the salt to properly disolve and had the water
mixed enough to allow equilibrium?

Joshua L. Wiegert
JLW at
AIM UID: JoshuaWiegert                                                ICQ 
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Due to budget cuts, the light at the end of the tunnel has been discontinued. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= ----- Original Message ----- From: <Snailcollector at> To: <nanfa-l at> Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 5:15 PM Subject: NANFA-L-- Kinda OT- Salt

>I have the crystal sea hydrometer and decided to test it for accuracy. I >made > a calibration solution as said on and found it to be 99% > accurate. But when I added the correct dosage of Instan Ocean to my water > change > bucket I found the SG to be 1.010. Whats up with this? The person who > wrote the > article about calibration solutions has a Ph.D in chemistry, so I am not > so > quick to doubt him. > > Thanks, > Andrew >

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