Instant Ocean FAQs
We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and had our experts answer them.
- Sea Salt
Q: What is the proper way to mix salt water?
A: Always add the salt mix to the water, not the other way around. Adding water to the salt mix briefly creat...
- Water Testing
Q: What should I test my water for?
A: You should test your water regularly for ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, pH and carbonate alkalinity. If the tank is und...
- Foam Fractionation
Q: What is a protein skimmer/foam fractionator?
A: A protein skimmer, sometimes called a foam fractionator, is a device that removes dissolved organic mat...
- Water Quality
Q: I am having a problem with consistently low pH. I have added buffer but the pH is still low.
A: In order to properly diagnose pH problems, you need to ...
- General Questions
Q: How can I get the SeaScope® newsletter or get put on the mailing list?
A: If you are a hobbyist, ask your local pet shop for a free copy of SeaScop...