The Planted Tank Forum - Reply to Topic
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Fertilizers and Water Parameters > Test kits for brackish water.

Thread: Test kits for brackish water. Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
12-13-2012 12:16 AM
Rob in Puyallup Okay... Just went to Petco, checked out their API Freshwater and Saltwater Ammonia Test kits. In it are two color charts, one for fresh and one for salt water. Salt water is 0 ammonia at the same color 0.25 is for fresh.

Think all is good in the brackish tank after all. Water is at about 1.012 give or take a point or two. :-)

Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S III using Tapatalk 2
12-07-2012 12:46 AM
Hmoobthor that's what i use...the API master kit

don't think it makes a different cause brackish is pretty close to freshwater than salt water.
12-07-2012 12:33 AM
Rob in Puyallup
Test kits for brackish water.

A bit confused as to which test kit to use for brackish water aquariums.

I have a new 10 gallon tank up and running now for a couple weeks or so.

Ammonia is point 25, Nitrite and Nitrate are both zero using the API Freshwater test kit. These numbers are consistent, no changes since I first checked about a week ago.

Specific gravity is about 1.012. I am curious if the relatively high SG might have something to do with the test results.

Any ideas out there?

Thanks!

Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S III using Tapatalk 2

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT. The time now is 02:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012