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Old 05-08-2011, 05:52 AM   #1
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Cool best test kit

please can anyone advise the best test kit for my FOWLR system i am very new to the hobby (about 6 months) i have been using the dip stick type but lookin on net the liquid type seem more acurate.But have seen api and another beginin with s but heard mixed reviews.Have not had any loss of fish but want too get it right so any help would be appreciated please.Thanks,: sue.
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I use the api masters kit, it has always worked well for me
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API is better than the test strips, but if you want something more accurate, Salifert test kits are great.
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thanks for your replies yes salifert was the other one i'd heard of.for api is around 20.00 is that about the right price,not sure on pricing for salfert.thanks
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I think I paid about 30 for my api master kit so sounds like a good deal to me!
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Old 05-09-2011, 05:32 PM   #6
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Saliferts run from about $18US to $40US.

I've been switching all my kits one by one to salifert from API. I use them mostly on my $$$ SW tanks.
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does salifert sell an all in one kit? i couldnt find one when i searched google
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nope. they nickel and dime you to death.
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