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Old 02-05-2015, 09:50 PM   #71
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im guessing we're having a similar train of thought


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Yes the whole liquid test kit. It's the best value. The strips are garbage and inaccurate.


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There are a few test strip kits that don't show ammonia at all which is one of the biggest and fastest water issues that kill fish. API liquid includes ammonia, nitrite, nitrates, ph and high ph. Depending on price if you have a liquid ph it might be cheaper to get just ammonia, nitrite and nitrate kits but you definitely need those 3


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Gah! Im not sure you really hear answers to questions you have.
Take your time and research what you want to do before impulsive purchases.
Maybe empty the water and create a hermit crab corral.

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For the OP. Just in case. To get started:-

These links may help. First is what is meant by API freshwater test kit. Knowing your tank water chemistry is vital information. The test kit is quite simple and fairly cheap. A liquid/tube test is the most reliable to get and will last for years.

http://www.apifishcare.com/product.p...0#.VNSvyO0azCQ


Starting an aquarium. Links below. Some of this may be familiar but just in case.

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/guide-...ater-aquarium/

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