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Old 05-31-2012, 06:41 PM   #1
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hydrometers have different reading

Hi I bought anthor hydrometer yesterday and tested my water it reads 1.027 my other one reads 1.025 I was told what ever one is closer to 1.000 in freshwater is right is this true? If not how do I tell?
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Old 05-31-2012, 07:05 PM   #2
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There not exact. I assume you know to make sure there are no air bubbles on the swing arm, that would throw it off if you don't look close.
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Old 05-31-2012, 07:17 PM   #3
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There not exact. I assume you know to make sure there are no air bubbles on the swing arm, that would throw it off if you don't look close.
Yes I tap it severly times but it's still reading the same
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Old 05-31-2012, 07:26 PM   #4
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Everyone here pretty much recommends using a refractometer instead of hydrometers for that reliably reason. I just haven't made the switch yet myself
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