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Old 07-31-2008, 07:09 PM   #1
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API Phosphate Test

Any know how long your supposed to wait to take the reading? Lost/misplaced/threw out the directions. Haven't tested in awhile but my algae is creeping back and my TDS showed a rise too (haven't tested that in awhile either). Hopefully it over reports if you leave it longer cause it initially showed higher than I would like and when I left it and came back 15 minutes later it was WAY higher than I wanted. And no I'm not telling you WHAT it read. I'm fully aware of what would happen

I know.. I know... API isn't the best but as long as my TDS stays where I want it(<5-ish) I don't both checking


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Old 07-31-2008, 07:19 PM   #2
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hey I saw someone else post this today, seems this site has the directions for the test in the item description.

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Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Freshwater/Saltwater Phosphate Test Kit, Test Kit of 150 tests, Phosphate Kits > Test Kits > Saltwater Aquarium Supplies

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Old 07-31-2008, 07:22 PM   #3
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Sweet.. thanx... I'm as lazy at googling as I am at testing
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I use API. They might not be the best but they are OK.
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