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Old 01-03-2005, 04:21 PM   #1
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Tetra brand Test Kits

Hi everyone! I have some old test kits from back from a few years ago. I used to know this by heart so I don't have it written down.

How many drops of each liquid do I add to the vial and how much water do I put in the vial? It's got 5ml and 10 ml marked on it.

This kit has 3 liquids marked "1", "2", and "3" appropriately. Its got a squarish vial and from what the local aquariums say, it may be an older version of Tetra's test kits. Apparently its been discontinued. Can anyone help me??

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Old 01-03-2005, 04:25 PM   #2
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If the kits are a few years old, just get new ones. The kits do not last more than 12 ot 18 months or so before they lose their effectiveness/accuracy.
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Old 01-03-2005, 04:27 PM   #3
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its filled to the 5 ml mark
unless you tell me what the test is for i cant tell you how many drops
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The test is for nitrates. Its a pretty old test. Its got a larger bottle with a #1 on it, and the other two (#2 and #3) are smaller bottles. I think I am supposed to fill the vial with like 10 ml of water and then put like 7 drops of #1 and then like 3 of #2 and #3 or something like that but I want to make sure.

The newer tests apparently use a powder. This is an older test. It just uses liquids.

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i have the newer test so i cant help you much. but if its that old you might as well go and get a new kit. you can get a kit for nitrate, nitrite, amonia, and ph all in one for like 30 bucks.
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