Most accurate Nitrate & Alk tester recommendations

Discussion in 'Reef Chemistry' started by Jax925, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. Jax925

    Jax925 Guest

    What are you using to test Alk and Nitrates?

    Looking for the best and most accurate.

    Considering

    Red Sea for Nitrate
    & Hanna for Alk.

    Any suggestions?

    Tank.
    Red Sea Max 130 34 gal
    5 fish & mixed lps & sps.
     
  2. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    I concur with your consideration
    that is exactly what I run
     
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  3. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    Note that your lab skills often matter more than the test kit.
    Always clean everything with RODI.
    Do you know what meniscus is and why it matters?
    Doing drops....

    IMO: Best Alk test is this one:
    https://www.reef2reef.com/ams/a-diy-alkalinity-test.12/
    Especially if you test a fairly large volume of water.
    Not as hard as it seems

    That said : I never bother with anything fancy. Chasing numbers ...
     

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