The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Need advice - algae and nitrate problem in planted tank
View Single Post
post #20 of (permalink) Old 01-05-2013, 05:52 PM
Obsessed? Maybe
somewhatshocked's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 12,128
You calibrate your API kit by testing it against a known amount of Nitrate.

And about the API instructions: shake the reagent solutions in the bottle (for nitrate) for longer than recommended. For at least a minute. Many times that will help.
somewhatshocked is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome