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    swimming pools salt or salt watersoflner

    anyone use swimming pools salt or water solftner salt in pond treamen for koi, how much can i mix in water my pond 1800-2000 gl thanks for you help

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    30 pound blue bags at Lowes of plain old salt....definitely NOT the fancy chemical mix (yellow bags?) for water softners.

    now for the important question....what problem are you trying to solve?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thanhsonnguyen View Post
    anyone use swimming pools salt or water solftner salt in pond treamen for koi, how much can i mix in water my pond 1800-2000 gl thanks for you help

    I use the blue 50 lb bags of water softener salt from Home Depot, cheap at about $5.00 per bag. The only caveat is to make sure there are no toxic additives in whatever salt you use, ESPECIALLY no YPS (which I think stands for yellow prussite of soda). Read the salt section in Johnson's book about this.

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    But unless you are dealing with nitrite positiong..brown blood...from new pond syndrome........why add salt to a koi pond? Again if there are parasites to kill, there are more effect protocols. Once substantial salt is in...it takes a long series of water changes to get rid of it.

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    my pond it new only 2 month, some fish have fungus so i try too protech my fish, i try profrom c..., pond care . but after 1 month looking the fish some fish have look like have fungus, i hear some guy say add .01 it good for fish, i try pond care fungus now ...i hope it work

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