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Old 12/27/2007, 03:35 PM   #1
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Lamotte test kits?

Well with all the problems with Salifert "Which i really use to like alot"

I have been looking into other test kits. I want a good one but not a pocket breaker.

I really like the way you test the Calcium and Alk with Salifert and i looks like Lamotte is the same>?

That is why i haven't tried Elos. dont like the Color guessing game.

SO what do Lamotte users think of there test kits, Accuracy. ease of use?


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Old 12/27/2007, 04:11 PM   #2
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I was using Salifert but switched over to ELOS due to Salifert recents issues. ELOS is the same as Salifert color changing wise. You add drop by drop until the color changes. Note I have only used the CA, ALK, and MAG test though.


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Old 12/27/2007, 04:13 PM   #3
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I have the Lamotte Alkalinity test kit and it is doing nothing but going bad on my shelf. It's a nice test kit, but too many steps and the color matching is subjective. Elos is much easier to use and the color change is abrupt; there is no color guessing game.


This is comparing alk test kits only.


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