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Salt Content Has Been Relatively Constant

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Posted by Mario Dovalina on October 17, 2002 01:02:09 UTC

True, there is a gradual influx of salt into the oceans. However, enourmous salt flat formations help counteract this.

"I think you will find it easy to see that fresh water fish could easily survive and that salt water fish are just fresh water fish that have adapted to salt water over the thousands of years."

If the flood was a violent enough event to reshape the world in such a drastic way (over 10 feet of water per hour, enough to hydraulically mine the entire planet) not only would the ocean be 1/3 dirt, (try pouring dirt into a fishtank and see how long the fish lives) but the incredible amount of water flowing (enough to create the grand canyon, for instance) would probably make the oceans extremely salty extremely quickly, hence making adaptation quite unlikely. If you change the conditions too fast, there is no time to adapt.

By the way, do you know anything about saturation, by the way? Water can only hold so much salt in solution.


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