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Commercial lab for tank water analysis?

I'm usually not much of a tester, but I do like to try and keep my water soft, as my tap is rock hard. I've grown tired of the low-accuracy (often expired) test kits I've been using, and I'd like to get a solid baseline of whats in my tank water.

Anyone have a lab they use to test their tank water? I can't really find much online and the one place i did find was "out of stock" on their test packages, and for reefs anyway.

I'm aware of the water quality reports offered by the city but those won't be of much use as my tank is 90% RO. Just would like to see with some accuracy how much mg, ca, traces, fe, NPK, organics etc are building up in my water by the time water change day rolls around.

Suggestions welcome, and if you have any links that aren't allowed to be posted please PM them!

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Hi flippydoo,

About 18 months ago one of our TPT members, @PortalMasteryRy, offered Water Analysis / Nutrient Testing with quality lab equipment. . You might want to check if he still offers that service.

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@flippydoo I have not posted that service post since I used up my for sale post but if you are interested PM me. The updated page for the service is this one with the packaged pricing

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Thanks so much, PM sent! This is exactly what I was hoping for.


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