Start with 1 gallon of purified fresh crabby water (I use tap water with a drop of API Tap water dechlorinator) You need Marine grade salt for salt water, no table salt or cooking salt, it'll poison the crab/s. Instant Ocean or Red Sea will do, I'm in Australia so I don't know what brands you can get. The marine grade salt will have the amount you mix it to. You need the grade required for salt water fish.
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Post by Sach-Crabministrator on Nov 12, 2014 22:45:52 GMT -5
crablet hit the nail on the head; treat the water first and add the amount the box says. I use hot water and put about 1/3 gallon, add the salt & shake & shake & shake & shake and then add more hot water & repeat until the gallon is full & the salt is mixed.
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