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Old 06-30-2010, 03:33 PM   #1
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basic marine test kits

I have a an aquarium with fish, hermit crabs and a Nassarius. I noticed that some basic test kits come with nitrate, nitrite, ammonia and pH and others that also include alkalinity. Is alkalinity something that will affect fish health that I should test?

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It's not as important to a FOWLR tank, when you get into reefs and corals it becomes an important measurement. As long as you are doing your weekly/bi-weekly PWCs it should stay in acceptable levels.
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