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Old 11-16-2017, 12:38 AM   #11
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For cycling, api is great for the ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate. No need to go further than that with costly Reef tests when cycling.
True, but you use the api tests What? Maybe 10 - 15 times over the course of a cycle then it sits on the shelf because you don't have any other use for it. Following that you need to spend the money on the higher quality test kits anyways. Red sea costs on average $.10 - $.15 per test.
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Iíve never heard of kijiji in terms of test kits. Iíd say hopefully they are accurate, but a broader spectrum will work when we are just talking about cycling.
Mebbid, the same for above applies. We arenít talking about Reef quality gear here. We are just talking about getting Aaron through the cycling process here. API is good enough for cycling and cheap enough to get for someone just entering the hobby. If Aaron gets into a Reef system, Iíll point him towards Red Sea or Hanna checkers due to their accuracy.
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Iíve never heard of kijiji in terms of test kits. Iíd say hopefully they are accurate, but a broader spectrum will work when we are just talking about cycling.
Mebbid, the same for above applies. We arenít talking about Reef quality gear here. We are just talking about getting Aaron through the cycling process here. API is good enough for cycling and cheap enough to get for someone just entering the hobby. If Aaron gets into a Reef system, Iíll point him towards Red Sea or Hanna checkers due to their accuracy.


Okay yea thanks Iím only 14 and do not have too much money to pour into this however I feel I do have a okay system so far being lucky with a free aquaclear 30 and free tank and I will consider a Red Sea
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