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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-24-2016, 08:15 PM Thread Starter
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Am I missing something for my drop checker

I have the rhinox drop checker. It came with an indicator solution and the instructions said to add 5 drops of solution and 2 ml of distilled water, however my drop checker never turns blue even when I'm it injecting CO2, am I missing something?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-24-2016, 09:21 PM
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First, throw out the indicator solution - it's garbage. Second, buy or make 4 dKH solution, add three drops of pH reagent from your test kit, and use that instead.

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Damn, thanks for the help, I blew 16 dollars on this thing
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The drop checker itself is still a nice piece of hardware, you just need to get the appropriate solutions to use in it.
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Also, try to fill a little under half the bulb. Too full and it either won't work or will change so slowly that it won't be helpful

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