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Old 02-01-2013, 11:53 PM   #1
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You all should be proud!!


Anyone who knows me on here knows i don't test my water... Like ever... However in hopes of keeping nicer shrimp



Admit it, your proud, i have taken a large step forwards!!

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Old 02-02-2013, 12:41 AM   #2
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I think everyone will applaud your TDS meter but hate your strips. Either way its a good step.
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:59 AM   #3
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Fair enough lol.

I just don't like fiddling with vials etc

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Old 02-02-2013, 01:02 AM   #4
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It's all dip and play. Cant get any easier than that.... Congrqts dude
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:47 AM   #5
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I think everyone will applaud your TDS meter but hate your strips. Either way its a good step.
Hahaha, I'd say sticks are better than the LACK of testing from before.
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:49 AM   #6
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Ok ok easy now guys haha

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Old 02-02-2013, 02:56 AM   #7
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Hey now, the strips aren't all THAT bad... especially when they're all you've got.

Just remember on the KH/GH to divide by 17.86 for degrees.
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Old 02-02-2013, 04:19 AM   #8
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For shrimp keep nitrates and everything else low. Thats a given
But u should be more concerned with tds, gh, kh. Those are the main factors

Oh yeah and rock on with your strips!
Though ill agree very inaccurate. Better than nothing!
If u have decently hard water, id try sulawesi shrimp. I personally think they are beautiful
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Old 02-02-2013, 04:22 AM   #9
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Lol already keeping pfr and crs, the pfr breed like roaches, just trying to get my crystals breeding more

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Old 02-02-2013, 04:33 AM   #10
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Nice work! mine showed up in the mail today too!
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It's all dip and play. Cant get any easier than that.... Congrqts dude
But it can get a lot more accurate
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:32 AM   #12
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Test???
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:20 AM   #13
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hmmm... the only reason i ever test my water is to be able to answer questions when people ask what my parameters are.

i DO test my water in other ways, like placing a drop of water on a slide and seeing what it leaves behind when it evaporates. i look at the crystals under a microscope. cant say how accurate that is... lol
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:25 AM   #14
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I am only testing shrimp water.... Lol

Never had any problems in my fish tanks

And i know Frank.. Have gone to the dark side

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