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Old 04-20-2011, 07:27 PM   #11
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do they require alot of maintenace?
Nah,.. You just put a drop of distilled / RO/DI onto it's little window pane,...turn a little screw to zero it out and it's ready to go,...don't scrimp on this purchase by thinking that you are Making a killing by finding one for $20., you usually get what you pay for,..most " good" ones purchase at a good Internet fish dealer should run between $40-$80 + - Good luck,...Dary
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I've heard people here say it's ok, but at other forums I've read the mass-produced ones from Hong Kong are garbage.
they are the same. either one will work fine.
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I just picked this one up off of ebay...Hope it works.

Sea Water Salinity Refractometer 4 Aquarium Hydrometer - eBay (item 220443924056 end time May-18-11 21:59:30 PDT)
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thats the exact one i have it works fine.
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That's good to know, thanks.
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i just bought that refractometer also
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I bought mine from instrumentsdepot, but it looks exactly the same. Congrats on the purchase
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