Instant Ocean sea salt contains every necessary major, minor, and trace element and has no nitrates and no phosphates. It was developed through sophisticated biological and chemical testing, and every batch is analyzed to assure consistent high quality. Exceptional solubility, uniform particle size, and outstanding package value have made Instant Ocean salt the choice of aquarists for over 40 years. No other product outperforms Instant Ocean salt. Our guarantee of quality is supported by a history of proven usage.