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Old 06/10/2021, 04:18 AM   #1
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Iodine test kit

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Is there a good test kit?

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Old 06/10/2021, 10:03 AM   #2
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I always had good luck with Salifert products, but if I may offer, iodine seems to be one of those chemicals that will be in good order if mag, alk and CA are in good order, so you might save money on the test.


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Old 06/19/2021, 01:01 PM   #3
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I always had good luck with Salifert products, but if I may offer, iodine seems to be one of those chemicals that will be in good order if mag, alk and CA are in good order, so you might save money on the test.

^^^What he said^^^

Regular water changes will keep iodine and pretty much all other trace elements in range if you use any decent salt mix.


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Old 06/21/2021, 03:50 PM   #4
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I use the red sea test kit. I don't need to test much because I know my tanks routine ! I do once a month 25% water changes with RC. RC has a lot of iodine in it, so much so that the 25% water change will give my tank .09 ppm or more of iodine. after about 4-5 days I need to start dosing daily. My 75 gal tank needs about 2 drops of brightwell's "iodion" a day to keep up with depletion. the tank is very well established with lots of coral and lots of coralline algae......


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Old 06/23/2021, 11:02 AM   #5
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I have found Giesemann Iodine test to be very easy to perform and reliable against ICP.


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