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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-22-2002, 03:28 AM Thread Starter
 
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I have just set up my first planted tank (15g). It has been running for 3 weeks. I have the liquid master test kit and i am unhappy with the amonia test, nad it is lacking a nitrate test. So now i am ready to invest in a better test kit.

What do you recomend for:
kh
ph
gh
amonia
nitrate
nitrite

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my opinion....
after 20 years of every test kit known to water and god I have found that Aquarium Pharmaceutical Kits rule ...
I've seen 'em come and I've seen 'em go... and even tried the " lab " kit you have now... :fire:
I sure hope AP never goes outta business , best test kits I ever used!
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By the way...
Dont buy them big package deals...
they charge you more for convenience !:hehe::hehe:

GH/KH
Nitrate
PH
is all you really need....
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I've got the Master Test Lab from Aquarium Pharm, which I mostly use for pH and NO3, but the pH test is really hard to read. Most pH test kits seem to be this way. I just need to buy a pH probe already.

For KH and PO4, I use RedSea's kit and absolutely love it. Easy to read, and fairly inexpensive.

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