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bettachris
 
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is there away to tell if the water has salt in it? like smell,looks etc. i may be getting some archers, but the tanks are bare, and clear water. b/c if these archers are in salt water, or brackish, i would need to knoww, b4 adding them into a full F.W set-up right.
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Ask who you are getting them from? Taste the water and I think there is a thing-a-mu-bob you use with salt water that would be able to tell if there is salt in the water or not...I don't know the name of the thing thoughwouldn't a floating thermometer work? (I think I heard that they float at a different level if there is salt vs. fw...salt would float between the red margins given on the itof course i could be totally out of it:%)You could always taste it though

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i could ask, but what fun is that. tasting i may do, but he will think i am crazy. i mean if i do buy them and taste it and it is brackish i can always add salt to the water.
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Get a hydrometer.



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Archers are not for beginners. They require a huge tank (grow quite large) & high end BW. This means using marine salt & measuring it with a hydrometer. You need to cycle a tank for them in the specific gravity they are at in the shop.
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