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Old 10-27-2003, 02:15 PM   #1
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Water Quality Test Kit

What is the best and most accurate test kit available to test PH, Hardness, Ammonia, Nitrates etc???

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For me Salifert is the way to go for SW !

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A lot of members will recommend Salifert kits. I have never used them so I can't offer up a comment about them. I use Seachem and Tetra kits. Fairly easy to use and are not too expensive.
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IMO Salifert is best for Calcium and some other reef params...iodine, strontium etc...if you are just looking for basic pH, alk, ammonia, nitrite,-ate then I would go with Seachem or Tetra.
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Another vote for Salifert.
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For pH, I'd strongly suggest a pH monitor. Very accurate, and always visible.

Salinity - refractometer.
A/N/N - any basic test kit (I keep Salifert for Nitrate, but anything will do for Ammonia/Nitrite - you should never expect to see these after the initial cycle).

Ca, Alk, P04, Mag, etc. -- all Salifert.

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