High range and low range

Discussion in 'Water Parameters and Additives' started by Zuna, 15 Jun 2012.

  1. Zuna

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    Hey people

    could some one please explain to me what high range and low range is.
    the red sea test kits show high range on the chart and Ive got no idea what they talking about
     
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    Which test are you using i.e. Nitrate, Phospate etc...?

    the red sea test kit manual on page 10 shows the High/Low range readings for NO3.

    Using the low range you can measure 0.25 - 4ppm, and when using the high range you can measure from 4-64ppm.

    When using low range, if the reagent color is darker that what is available on the color chart, you need to use High range (I have not used the red sea test kit, but from the manual and other kits it should work like this)
     
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    ive been using the reef foundation and algae management test kit.
    i was getting high alk readings after doing a water change. so i thought that might be making a difference

     
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    :lol::lol::lol:

    That was easier than tying my reply
     
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    what one make more noise then the other lol
     
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