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Old 01/09/2008, 07:29 PM
Jeremy_holt Jeremy_holt is offline
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Question Best Water Testing Kit???

Who makes the best water test kit? There are so many to choose from. I want to purchase the correct one that is comprehensive. Thanks
Old 01/09/2008, 07:47 PM
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normally i would say salifert test kits are great, but lately people have been getting bad sets (especially ca++) that are inaccurate. Check out seachem and elos.

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Old 01/09/2008, 10:44 PM
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1 vote for LaMotte here.
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Old 01/09/2008, 11:25 PM
Hormigaquatica Hormigaquatica is offline
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I will vote for Elos
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Old 01/10/2008, 06:08 PM
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I've found Hagen test kits to be accurate with easily discernible colors.
Old 01/10/2008, 07:04 PM
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salifert problems yet.
Old 01/10/2008, 08:50 PM
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elos here
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Old 01/10/2008, 10:14 PM
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Elos all the way. Tried others, not any longer.
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Old 01/10/2008, 10:19 PM
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I use API and it works great for me!
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Old 01/10/2008, 10:49 PM
J. Montgomery J. Montgomery is offline
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Originally posted by Snowboarda42
normally i would say salifert test kits are great, but lately people have been getting bad sets (especially ca++) that are inaccurate.
Don't forget about the bad alkalinity tests.

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