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Old 08-19-2006, 02:43 AM   #1
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Good test kits

What is a good reliable test kit and how much do they usually cost? Is there much of a difference between em?
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Here's 2 good kits.....

http://www.bigalsonline.com/BigAlsUS...rmastertestkit

http://www.bigalsonline.com/BigAlsUS...stmasterlabkit
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Old 08-19-2006, 02:55 AM   #3
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Aquarium Pharm. makes good test kits. You should stick with the liquid test as they are more accurate than the test strips http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Produc...&N=2004+113074

This would be a good place to start.. if you want live plants you woud also want a test for gh/kh and phosphates as well
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I like the liquid AP tests as well. Not too expensive and pretty darn reliable and accurate.
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*Nods. I use API Master Test Kit for Freshwater and it's served me well. The only thing I don't like is that I'm hopeless at figuring out the different shades of red for the nitrate :O If in doubt, the pwc is your friend
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