Lowering salt concentration

H Farnsworth

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I'm wondering how fast I can lower the salt levels in my tank. Its currently at 3 grams per gallon (.0008%)? I'd like to get it back down to 0. Would a 50% water change be too much?
 

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I'd say it depends on what fish you have and how sensitive they are. At such a low number I don't a 50% change would do any harm
 

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H Farnsworth said:
I'm wondering how fast I can lower the salt levels in my tank. Its currently at 3 grams per gallon (.0008%)? I'd like to get it back down to 0. Would a 50% water change be too much?
So every time you 50% WC your numbers half, so you’d be looking at 3-4 water changes before 0. At that low of a level I wouldn’t really be worrying
 
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Yeah it was just the initial 50% change I was worried about but I went ahead and did it. Everything seems fine Ill probably do another later today or early tomorrow.
 

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