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zalanz
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PostPosted: 2006.12.31(Sun)5:10    Post subject: water testers Reply with quote

Are any digital water test kits available?

The test kits I have are a bit hit and miss matching colours.

Mainly interested in Nitrates
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Corkiddy
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PostPosted: 2006.12.31(Sun)16:34    Post subject: Reply with quote

The kit I have is by Aquarium Pharmacueticals, Inc. It's easy to use and accurate since it's not the paper strip kind. If you're looking for just nitrate testing, I know you can get seperate bottles for testing just for nitrate by this brand.
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Liszie
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PostPosted: 2007.01.01(Mon)15:49    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, digital testers do exist, but compared to the tests you're currently using, you may find them to be rather expensive.
There is a device out there called "colorimeter" that would probably do everything you'd expect and more. They work by reading the spectrum output in the water sample. The simplest I could find tested 36 different parameters... and cost $1,300 CDN. (that's
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