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Old 10-20-2012, 09:03 PM   #1
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I just received the refractometer they sell at Bulk Reef Supply and attempted to calibrate it as per the instructions and I cannot get the blue and white to line up at zero. Can anyone help me with this?
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Old 10-20-2012, 09:05 PM   #2
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You shouldnt be calibrating to zero they should have sent this with the meter
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Old 10-20-2012, 09:05 PM   #3
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This would help haha
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Old 10-20-2012, 09:22 PM   #4
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I used the calibration fluid and it started at 1.03 sg. I turned the screw to try ang get the areas to line up and now I can't.
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What do you mean you cant? Drop the fluid onto the lense and then adjust until it reads 35ppt and your done lol very simple.
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Old 10-20-2012, 09:32 PM   #6
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Do you mean 1.35sg?
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I mean 1.035
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No 35 parts per thousand.. says it right on the bottle lol let me check real quick to see the sg
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Nowhere in the instructions does it mention 35ppt.
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Ya like I thought its natural sea water your meter should read sg on the left and ppt on the right. 1.026/35ppt
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