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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-03-2013, 06:06 AM Thread Starter
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GLA Cal Aqua "Pearl" Co2 Drop Checker

Looks like a nice drop checker. GLA carries them for $50. Curious if anyone has this and can speak to its quality?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-03-2013, 10:42 AM
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Those are actually their newest model (stocked within the past month or so) cause I was looking at them when I was setting my tank up. I ended up going with a $8 checker from eBay that works like a charm. Made my own 4dkh solution per another members post here.
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A $5 checker from eBay will work just as well but if you don't mind spending the extra cash, they are nice. I own (and have owned) a number of Cal Aqua glass items and will vouch for their quality. Just as nice as ADA glassware IMO.

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The pearl is awesome! I've got the cal aqua double check, it's great, but this new checker has both reference and indicator in the same space. Very clean looking!

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I think it looks cool. I would only buy it for that reason. I bought the Oracle and have had it for 5+ years so they make good products. However, it's not like a drop checker needs something to compare to.
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That is a very cool design.
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