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Old 05-27-2005, 02:22 PM   #1
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Test Strips or Droplet Testing

Just wondering which everyone prefers?

Right now I have a "RedSea Marine Lab Multi Test Kit". The droplet kind ... sometimes, being new to this hobby I feel my readings are off by comparing colors on those color cards they give you. (plus my eyesight is not all the best)
I was just wondering if there is any other sure-fire tests besides taking samples to the LFS? Maybe the test strips?
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Old 05-27-2005, 02:39 PM   #2
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There are tons of digital readers out there that are supposedly exceedingly accurate if calibrated to the pressure/altitude/temperature....
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A lot of people claim that test stripes are not as accurate as the "droplet" kind.
Try Salifert test kits, they are highly recommended by other reefers and easier to read the test results, still "droplet"
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I use the "droplet" (liquid reagent) test kits. Much more accurate, in my opinion, and often much more cost-effective.
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"Liquid reagent" .... I couldn't think of that when I posted this and now you just kickstarted my brain ..... HAHAHAHAHA Droplet .... what was I thinking!
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Affordable digital readers?
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Liquid reagent for me.
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