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Old 05-14-2007, 12:31 PM   #1
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Seachem Phosphate Test Kit Left in Garage For Winter

I left my test kit in the garage over the winter with several sub-zero days. Do I need a new kit? I'm not really trusting the results.
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Have you tried testing the reference solution that came with the kit? If the results match, then I expect that it should be fine.

You can always check with SeaChem and they'll be able to give you a definitive answer as to whether or not such cold temperatures could harm the testkit.
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I'll try the reference first...
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Old 05-17-2007, 12:41 PM   #4
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cold alone shouldn't hurt it, but if the reagents actually froze solid it might.

since one is an acid, it should be fine...its the blue test reagent that might get messed up.
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