|Three6s ||11-14-2012 12:18 AM |
I have wondered the same thing. I have read a lot of posts that people are using them. I would rather test myself & know it's working.
|Stoke88 ||11-14-2012 03:56 PM |
I think the question would be how accurate are they? Ammonia is such danger to fish that I'd rather get out the ol' test tube kit and do it myself.
|Mikaila31 ||11-16-2012 01:35 PM |
Main question is why do you need it? There is really no reason to test an established tank.
|DKRST ||11-16-2012 08:39 PM |
They work, but by the time you are in the danger zone, the fish may have died! I used one when monitoring a tank having cycling problems just to give me a visual clue regarding the tank's status. It was faster to leave it in the tank and visually check it multiple times/day than it was to run the API liquid test for ammonia multiple times per day. NOT super-precise, but a good trend indicator.
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