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Old 09-25-2012, 01:30 PM   #1
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Has anyone experienced this using the API MASTER TEST KIT

Hi, I have a concern. I use the API Master test kit and would like to know if anyone has noticed that within the first 10-15 minutes it maybe one color but a few minutes later it seems as if they have changed in color?
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Yes, that does happen. The chemical reaction is continuous. In the instructions it tells you what point to check it. For some tests you get the results immediately, for others it's a few minutes. Hope that helps.
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Old 09-25-2012, 01:51 PM   #3
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Hi, I have a concern. I use the API Master test kit and would like to know if anyone has noticed that within the first 10-15 minutes it maybe one color but a few minutes later it seems as if they have changed in color?
Yes the longer it sits the more it will change, the instructions say to wait 5 minutes, then check results. I start my test with the ammonia, then nitrItes, last nitrAtes, start the timer for 5 minutes. If you have nitrItes or ammonia you can see that fairly quickly. Waiting 10-15 minutes is too long, IMO.
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