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Old December 13th 04, 01:25 AM
Gary
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Hello,

I was wondering if you guys could recommend a probe or meter which tests the
water for the following:

- Nitrite
- Nitrate
- Ammonia
- PH

Any ideas? I hate these damn test kits!!!

Thanks for any help! I am in the UK.

Regards,

Gary.

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Old December 15th 04, 10:05 PM
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You can buy the SeaChem - Ammonia Alert device for less than =A38.

http://www.seachem.com/products/prod...oniaAlert.html

I've seen it on sale in one UK web sites.
Just ask if they stock SeaChem products.
I've yet to see a cheap Nitrite device though.

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Old April 27th 05, 03:47 AM
Paul A. Ergh
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I agree a good monitor is the way to go. Calibrate and for a month or so
you get a digital display of the water parameter with no fuss. Be prepared
to spend some cash though. And these do require maintenance calibration,
cleaning, etc. I use the American Marine Pinpoint PH controller and I love
it.

pH is common but Nitrite, Nitrate, and Ammonia I have not seen.

try some of these
http://www.aquadyne.com/
http://www.americanmarineusa.com/
http://www.neptunesys.com/
http://www.aqua-medic.com/products/electronics.html

--Paul

"Gary" wrote in message
. uk...
Hello,

I was wondering if you guys could recommend a probe or meter which tests
the water for the following:

- Nitrite
- Nitrate
- Ammonia
- PH

Any ideas? I hate these damn test kits!!!

Thanks for any help! I am in the UK.

Regards,

Gary.

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Visit Tigger's site and read his story.
Browse photos of all our cats - Tigger, Tootsie and Tango.
http://www.cutecats.co.uk
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Old April 27th 05, 03:56 AM
Paul A. Ergh
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I did find Phosphate, Nitrate, and Ammonia meters at this site but it
doesn't look like they are intended for the hobbyist. I guess it depends on
how much you hate those test kits :-)

http://www.abb.com/global/seitp/seit...8?OpenDocument

--Paul

"Gary" wrote in message
. uk...
Hello,

I was wondering if you guys could recommend a probe or meter which tests
the water for the following:

- Nitrite
- Nitrate
- Ammonia
- PH

Any ideas? I hate these damn test kits!!!

Thanks for any help! I am in the UK.

Regards,

Gary.

---------------------------------------------------------------
Visit Tigger's site and read his story.
Browse photos of all our cats - Tigger, Tootsie and Tango.
http://www.cutecats.co.uk
---------------------------------------------------------------




 




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