salt in bait tanks

Discussion in 'Livewell and Bait Tank Review' started by xnmcclurex, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. xnmcclurex

    xnmcclurex Active Member

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    why do people put salt in bait tanks? and is it for only certain types of fish?
     
  2. bnt55

    bnt55 New Member

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    mainly for shad, the salt helps fish reduce/cope with elevated stress levels from being caught and thrown in a tank. Do a search and you will find tons of info.