How to use tropica marine test kits?

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Hi guys,
This is going to sound extremly dumb....

I've bought myself a CA test kit from tropic marine, but i don't really understand the instructions that well, I've asked 2 other guys - both with different answers....

Now for the part which I don't understand:
As you know you get that yellow tip thingies to put on the syringe.
Lets say i need to suck 5ml into the syringe, must the solution in syringe be to the 5ml mark, or only the bottom sucking part of the syringe - there are some air trap in the syringe,and the yellow tip thingy compensate for the air bubble in the syringe?

hope this makes sense....
 

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The air is cool. You take the measurement at the bottom of the black O-ring and NOT at the fluid level.

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Thanks! This is what i thought, but some people told me that one must take the air out, and measure from the fluid... ai toggie tog.

but thanks.
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Thanks! This is what i thought, but some people told me that one must take the air out, and measure from the fluid... ai toggie tog.

but thanks.
where are you in the world - long time no see....
Well it is true in general when working with Syringes. But not in this case.

I don't work at the bank anymore. Moved on to an insurance company. Much better environment IMO. Tell Jason I say howzit.
 

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As Gali said, generally on most syringes you look at the fluid but our test kit manufactureres make it easier for us ;) Basically if 0 seems to be where the base of the syringe is (ie. not including the tip etc) then they have already compensated for the tip etc.
 

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