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sw tests for fw?

i bought an API marine master test kit. and im wondering if i can use the ammonia, nitrate, and/or nitrite tsts for my planted tanks.


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I'm assuming it will work.

At work we use the salaferts line of test kits for both FW and SW.


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okay. i was asking b/c if i bought each test seperate, it was labelled for fw or sw

thanks zach!


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Don't hold me to this, but I think that is just a way for companies to make more money.

However I could be completely wrong maybe they are different. I'd have to look at the tests.


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thats what i thought! i was thinking the same thing. just wanted to ask to make sure. if i get wacko readings then i will post them and they are probably faulty


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wheres hoppy when you need him...
i believe some of the tests will work, but some will not. i just dont remember which do and which dont.
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hoppy help!

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