Why is there no salt in freshwater?

Answer Freshwater actually contains small amounts of dissolved salt. According to the U.S. Geological Service, water is considered freshwater if it contains less than 1000 milligrams per liter of dissolve... Read More »

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Salt Alternatives for Freshwater?

Salt can be used in fresh water tanks for live bearers, gold fish and other scaled fishes. When purchasing fish for your tank, ask the seller if the fish you select can tolerate salt. If you have f... Read More »

How to Add Salt to Freshwater Tanks?

Freshwater fish tanks do not require the addition of salt, but many experts believe that freshwater fish are healthier in a tank with a little salt. Adding salt replaces the chromium and sodium ion... Read More »

Should you use salt and a water conditioner in a freshwater aquarium?

On One Hand: Salt is Safe and Water Conditioner Is NecessarySalt is generally safe to use in freshwater aquariums as long as it is used in small amounts (1 to 3 mg/L) and it has the potential to be... Read More »

What is the difference between salt&freshwater pearls?

Pearls are popular gemstones originating in both freshwater and saltwater. Due to their distinct characteristics and differences in color and texture, freshwater pearls and saltwater pearls are eas... Read More »