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Old 11-17-2003, 07:30 AM   #1
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Contradictory Test results

Ok all, how do you resolve this? I test my water parameters with the Hagen made test kits. When I decided to test the results against a Marsdel test kit, I'm getting 2 different results which are not even close! (One says my Nitrate is 5PPM, the other says 40PPM!!!) I did just lose a Feather Duster for some reason but everything else looks healthy. How do you figure the more accurate test is? Thanks!

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Old 11-17-2003, 09:30 AM   #2
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Take it to the LFS and have the check it and see how your results stack up to theirs. FWIW, I don't consider either to be a "good" test kit, I personally use salifert kits.


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Old 11-17-2003, 10:35 AM   #3
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I agree take it to the LFS. I have read many stories of feather dusters being lost after a few months. There are many post on it here. Please let us know the results of your test.

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