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Old 10-25-2006, 11:02 AM   #1
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I wonder if this thing work... Seachem Ammonia Alert

I think most ppl will know what this is. A little plastic disc thingy on the a suction cup.

Well I have gone through cycle without the Ammonia Alert changing color at all. I mean my ammonia was like... sky high for a good few days when I do the water testing and this thing from Seachem was like... no response. Stay yellow color all the time (well yellow means ammonia level at safe level).

I doubt if this thing works. I wouldn't suggest anyone buy it. A waste of $$$. Save you money for something else.
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I bought this from the drs website:
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Produc...&N=2004+113074
It's a decent, easy to read (except for the pH).
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That's exactly what i use too roka. But what do you mean except ph? is it hard to read u mean or is it not accurate?

There is no prob for me using the ph test.
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LOL! I have trouble telling what tint of purple it is. But that is just me.
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no prob for me though. i have eyes of an eagle...
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I used one during cycling - it was useful, and did in fact show a reading with any levels of ammonia present. What bothers me is, without regular testing, how do you know its continuing to work once you have zero ammonia readings?
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I`m the same way Scott. I have trouble on telling the colors. Comes with age.
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LOL! Hey now!! I'm not that old yet.....Besides, age is relative, right!
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My Seachem Ammonia Alert changed color only during LR curing, when AP ammonia test kit results were above 1.0 ppm.
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