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warning - Tropic Marin Pro Reef - bad batch

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Heads up for anybody using TM Pro-Reef salt...

Statement on current supply of Tropic Marin® Pro-Reef sea salt from our Turkish production facility.

Tropic Marin stands for the highest quality in seawater animal husbandry. Regrettably, in the last few days we have received several complaints that some of our Tropic Marin Pro-Reef sea salt, produced in our Turkish facility, did not meet our exacting optical standards. Our investigation into these complaints has revealed that limited batches of Tropic Marin Pro-Reef sea salt may contain a small amount of an insoluble clay mineral impurity that may impact our exacting optical quality standards, resulting in cloudiness, film and/or yellowish or brownish residue in the water.


Importantly, we have no evidence that these insoluble clay minerals, causing the cloudiness, are harmful to the animals. Please note that this notice only applies to Tropic Marin Pro-Reef sea salt blended in our facility in Turkey and that the mineral impurity has not been observed in Tropic Marin Pro-Reef sea salt produced in our German facilities or in any of our other products.


In addition to our own investigations, we have commissioned an in-depth analysis from an external laboratory to verify our findings.  As a precautionary measure, we have decided to interrupt the production and distribution of Tropic Marin Pro-Reef salts, blended in our facility in Turkey, until further notice. Again, this is purely a precautionary measure and has no impact on Tropic Marin Pro-Reef sea salt produced elsewhere.

We deeply regret any inconvenience this has caused.


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Mine is made in Germany, although I did have a tiny heart attack reading that


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