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Old 12/26/2007, 08:13 AM   #1
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Calsium tester

Is there a good calcium electronic tester that you can recommend ? I read all bad reviews.

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Old 12/26/2007, 09:52 AM   #2
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I would probably go with somthing not for the typical aqaurist. Like a colorimter.

Its a good idea to have a refrence sample for alk test kits. 1.1350 grams of baking soda in 1gallon of distilled water=10dkh. Check your alkalinity test kit!
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Old 12/26/2007, 11:15 AM   #3
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If you mean an electronic colorimeter Box they won't work. They can only measure small amounts of Ca++ and then there is the Mg++ interference.


The only one that is not an arm and leg is the PinPoint, which is not the best thing as you have read. A good one would be a pricey pH meter and a good ISE probe for Ca++, very pricey, as in $250 - $700 And that is just for the probe. Meter, another $400.

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