If you are a marine life enthusiast, then you must have an aquarium in your home residing fish and other aquatic organisms. It is essential for you to have best aquarium test kits to maintain and monitor the levels of different elements. These elements include ammonia, nitrites, nitrates, carbon, iodine, magnesium, pH levels, etc.
Healthy aquariums with conditions close to nature The right water values depend on the starting water, the fish stock and the existing plants. Even if the water looks clear it can be contaminated. With bad values diseases or algae can appear in the aquarium.
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There is an abundance of pH tests and meters on the market, but not all are equally reliable in every condition — results can be influenced by temperature, ionic strength of the water and by the pH levels you want to measure. Having a correct buffering capacity is an essential factor in maintaining a steady pH. Fortunately it can be easily measured by a KH carbonate hardness test and adjusted if required.
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In Stock. API 5 in 1 Test Strips are the easy and quick way to monitor your water quality. Dip strip directly into aquarium.
For a freshwater tank and a basic saltwater tank, everything you need to know can be read on a simple dip style test strip that can be obtained at most pet stores. The test strips I use are by Tetra although there are others on the market. Check yours to see what order the pads are arranged on the strip.
If your water is bad, your fish are suffering. No more guessing! One of the more popular, and my least favorite, methods of testing water quality is by using aquarium strips.