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Old 06-04-2013, 11:33 PM   #1
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Test kit help???

I tested my KH but I do not have the instructions it the API kit and my water took 7 drops to turn yellow what does that mean??
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:53 PM   #2
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API test kit instructions:

http://www.apifishcare.com/pdf/Reef_...02M_Insert.pdf

Edit: sorry first link was for fresh
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:54 PM   #3
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Please note API reef kits are notoriously inaccurate. Just be careful.
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:08 AM   #4
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I just found the book I know the have a bad rep but at the moment it the best I har
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You can take it into your LFS and test. Just make sure they use a quality test kit.
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:35 AM   #6
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The only things my lfs test is salinity, ammonia, trite and trates
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:39 AM   #7
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Ouch. Any decent LFS will test dKH, Can,and Mg. Oh wells. The API test will at least tell you if something is really out of whack. Good luck!
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Old 06-05-2013, 01:00 AM   #8
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I have a petland, petco, petsmart, and a local store and neither one of them test much
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Most shops use API test kits because they are cheap
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