Quote Originally Posted by Mainecoonmaniac View Post
I'm beginning to think that I have to shoot and develop a negative specifically for salt prints. I'm wondering negatives for salt prints can be printed on silver gelatin paper.
Yes, you will and no, you usually can't. Salt prints are very long scale and want a high contrast negative. A good place to start is with ISO 100 speed film, normal exposure, and double development time. That ought to get you within spitting distance of the ballpark.

Mike