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Old 12-14-2013, 03:28 PM   #1
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What perimeter test do you guys do and how often
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Old 12-14-2013, 03:30 PM   #2
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I test for everything daily/ every other day. The only thing it can hurt is your wallet.
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Old 12-14-2013, 03:36 PM   #3
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What are the main thing you test for, I used to take mine to shop and they did it all and just said if it was fine or not, didn't say what they where testing
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Disregarding fishless cycling, i test when i think theres a problem. I should probably test more but i believe i would be able to tell in the behavior of my fish if anything was wrong. There's no chance of my nitrates building as funnily enough i preform water changes every second day.

Every other day, you must be buying replacement testing kits every month.
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Yep. That's why it hurts the wallet. Usually I use test strips for the daily. I use the master kit on weekends :P So I guess I don't really test for everything.
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Old 12-14-2013, 07:01 PM   #6
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I have a API saltwater master kit - it has ammonia, nitrites (I only used for cycling) high range ph and nitrates. I only test ph, nitrates and phosphates now, once a week.
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I weekly test nitrates, alkalinity, pH, Calcium, and Phosphate.
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Old 12-15-2013, 06:25 AM   #8
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I got the reef master test kit API

That dose
Calcium (CA2)
Carbonate hardness (KH)
Phosphate (PO43-)
Nitrate (NO3-)

I thought there should be more testing than this, or is this normal?
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Old 12-15-2013, 06:35 AM   #9
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I have API reef master kit

I test

Calcium (Ca2+)
Carbonate hardness (KH)
Phosphate (PO43-)
Nitrate (NO3-)

I thought there would be more to be testing. ?
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