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post #1 of 7 Old 10-08-2007, 05:15 PM Thread Starter
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test kits

hello,

right now i have the live test kit that shows the PH and ammonia in the tank.

http://www.petsmart.com/product/inde...ductId=2753390

what other kits should i be buying.
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post #2 of 7 Old 10-08-2007, 05:40 PM
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Well I don't know anything about the test you have but you NEED the following:
pH (have)
Ammonia (have)
NitrItes
NitrAtes

Very useful tests include:
GH
KH

Being I do not know how reliable your test kit isd, and just to be safe, test it a couple times and have your LFS test it just to be sure it is accurate. I calibrate most of my tests anyway, even the liquid regent test kits, so this really goes for any test kit.
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post #3 of 7 Old 10-08-2007, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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got it... so i am going to get a test kit for nitrites and nitrates...

i read a few articles about GH and KH i dont even want to go there, LOL.

thanks...
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post #4 of 7 Old 10-08-2007, 08:14 PM
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any Suggestions of brands of test kits F4A :)?
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post #5 of 7 Old 10-08-2007, 08:23 PM
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any Suggestions of brands of test kits F4A :)?
Sera and Aquarium Pharmaceuticals.

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post #6 of 7 Old 10-09-2007, 04:57 PM
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Also Nutrafin is a good master kit if you want to get some extras to play with.

I have heard that the best phosphate test kit is Red Sea and is a lot easier to read and get accurate numbers.
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post #7 of 7 Old 10-09-2007, 08:57 PM
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any experience with tetra test?
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