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Atlantis Aquatics 3 in 1 Aquarium Meter

Has anyone on the forum purchased or has more info on this--

Atlantis Aquatics 3 in 1 Aquarium Meter [Temp, pH, TDS] Clamps to Fish Tank Provides Real Time Data on Aquarium Health- Fahrenheit/Celsius Thermometer, pH Meter, TDS Meter (Total Dissolved Solids)

https://www.amazon.com/Atlantis-Aqua.../dp/B07M5BWX6G

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Looks interesting, but Amazon reviews are about 3 stars average. I don't always go by that, but I would like to hear someone's opinion here.

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Has anyone on the forum purchased or has more info on this--

Atlantis Aquatics 3 in 1 Aquarium Meter [Temp, pH, TDS] Clamps to Fish Tank Provides Real Time Data on Aquarium Health- Fahrenheit/Celsius Thermometer, pH Meter, TDS Meter (Total Dissolved Solids)

https://www.amazon.com/Atlantis-Aqua.../dp/B07M5BWX6G

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Looks interesting, but Amazon reviews are about 3 stars average. I don't always go by that, but I would like to hear someone's opinion here.

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I bought two, big mistake. One very important caveat is that they will only fit on rimless tanks. All of my tanks have rims, so none will fit. I can't comment on their performance. The idea is nice if you have a rimless tank, don't order one if you have a rim.
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That thing is huge! Why do you need real time monitoring of TDS, and PH? There are folks using ph controllers for co2, does this do that? As for temperature... if you really must monitor temperature constantly, there are easier and more nondescript ways.
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I bought two, big mistake. One very important caveat is that they will only fit on rimless tanks. All of my tanks have rims, so none will fit. I can't comment on their performance. The idea is nice if you have a rimless tank, don't order one if you have a rim.

Well dang, that's unfortunate. In description it says: " * Get precise, real time data on your aquarium's temperature, pH, and TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) from one device. Fits tank under 1" wall thickness after removing screw."
Have you removed the screw? In the customer images/reviews there are pics of it not fitting over rim (but screw is still in) and also pics of it fitting over a rim. Hopefully your trim is under an inch wide and removing the screw is all you'll need
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Well, dang, that's unfortunate. In the description, it says: " * Get precise, real-time data on your aquarium's temperature, pH, and TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) from one device. Fits tank under 1" wall thickness after removing screw."
Have you removed the screw? In the customer images/reviews, there are pics of it not fitting over the rim (but the screw is still in) and also pics of it fitting over a rim. Hopefully, your trim is under an inch wide and removing the screw is all you'll need
I removed the screw and was able to get it in the 40B. The rim on the 75g is too wide. Another problem with it, though. If you're using a lid, cover, or canopy on your tank, you won't be able to put it in the front. On my 40B, I'm going to have to put it in the back where I can cut the plastic heater strip. That will make it less useful as I'll have to make a concerted effort to check it as opposed to being able to check it as I go by. I'll probably put one on the 40B and one on the 20L.
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I think that the goal of the TDS meter is to provide a guide for water changes. Most of us wouldn’t use it for that, though

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