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I need a test kit or series of individual kits that can test the key fertilizer levels.

Any brands and sources you can recommend?

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API seems to be commonly recommended, as does Sera. They are reasonably accurate and reasonably cheap.

If price is no matter, then LaMotte is the way to go for accuracy.

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I need a test kit or series of individual kits that can test the key fertilizer levels.

Any brands and sources you can recommend?

Thanks,

Simon
I've used a Sera case with many different tests (Sera aquatest box)

I used a simple way to make tests where you count the drops of reagent you add a little bit more accurate. Just add double the amount of aquariumwater and then count the drops it takes for the test to change color, divide the outcome by 2 and you have your result.
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