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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-08-2014, 03:07 AM Thread Starter
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Accurate PH test kit

I need to get a new PH test kit. I am replacing API PH test kit and would like something a little easier to read. I have the seachem ammonia test kit and it is very easy to read and accurate but they do not make PH test kit unfortunately
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All pH test kits use the same pH sensitive dyes. They are all equally easy/hard to read. You can get a high range pH test kit, which uses one dye, or a low range pH test kit, which uses a different dye, but all hobbyist test kits use the same two dyes. The low range kit is the one most useful for a planted tank, since the usual range of pH in our tanks is about 6.0 to 7.8.

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pH pen?
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Originally Posted by Solcielo lawrencia View Post
pH pen?
Thats my vote. Much easier as long as you calibrate it with the solutions on a regular basis. Twice s month seems more than often enough for me.
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