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Old 05-07-2011, 08:20 PM   #21
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I once made a drop checker out of a plastic container from a gumball/toy machine, the plastic narrow end of a ball point pen, and a suction cup. It was ugly, but it worked. I've since gone with a red sea drop checker, which isn't much prettier. If it was in a display tank I'd probably fork out for one of those pretty glass ones. I found a writeup on how to DIY it on some forum
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Old 05-07-2011, 08:21 PM   #22
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Really? How come you didn't tell me? Lol. Which one though, the high ph or just the ph test kit?
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I guess I don't need to buy a bromothymol blue then. I'll just use my pH test kit
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Haha! Did you end up explaining to him how it works? And that it's not old school?
Nope, he knew exactly what I was talking about. Out of about 50 LFS employees, he's 1 of maybe 3 people that even knew what fishless cycling meant. But like many things we think is a new idea, has in fact been around for years.
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Old 05-07-2011, 08:22 PM   #25
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the regular ph one, not the high range. The drop checker goes from blue to green to yellow
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I just bought 3 drop checkers for $10. Thanks rook.
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I just bought 3 drop checkers for $10. Thanks rook.
Does it mean you're planning to build 3 more tanks?
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the regular ph one, not the high range. The drop checker goes from blue to green to yellow
Ok. Thanks
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I just bought 3 drop checkers for $10. Thanks rook.
You should have said something. I would have had you buy me 3 and ship them later this summer lol
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Ok, I went ahead and bought them too... for some reason I was thinking there was a shipping charge... long day I guess
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