Mathew Marulla

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Inland Reef Aquaria Salt Study Part II

Inland Reef Aquaria Salt Study Part II

Summary From Last Month

There are three separate areas to be addressed:

  1. Does the manufacturer’s data hold up to close scrutiny?
  2. Are there heavy metal concentrations revealed in these tests that could account for Dr.
Inland Reef Aquaria Salt Study, Part I

Inland Reef Aquaria Salt Study, Part I

Background

In March, 2003, Dr. Ronald Shimek published the results of a bio-assay study in which he concluded that two of the most popular salt mixes in the aquarium industry, Instant Ocean and Coralife, were toxic to sea life (1).…