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Old 01-04-2017, 05:24 PM   #1
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Conflicting test results/ nitrite levels

Currently cycling new 5g, stuff I use supposed to work in 3 days. Day 3, tested with api master kit and api strips but one says levels are dangerously high while the other doesn't. What should I do and why is this happening?Click image for larger version

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I know on the strips it's a little high but it's really horrible numbers in the api master kit one.
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Old 01-04-2017, 06:27 PM   #3
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I have found my liquid kit is more reliable than my strips, both are API
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I always found the strips under read nitrite and nitrates badly, read ph slightly low but ok for a check.

Kh and gh were ok using the strips.

I'd believe the liquid test kits as well. Also the master test kit gives ammonia.
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after this test I am out of strips so I will take your advice and use the liquid from now on.
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