Just a thought

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    with test kits that are out there to test ph, alkalinity ect,
    could a test kit for a saltwater pool be used for a saltwater tank
    just to test the ph and alkalinity???
     
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    Yip, even the fresh water one works ;)
     
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    thanx warr, i thought that the make up of these kits were specific to
    the type of water , thanx warr
     
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    reason for this is cause my cousin has a saltwater pool and he uses the HTH test kits
    for his pool and i questioned myself if it would be possible to use for our tanks ;)
     
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    Whats the accuracy of the tests?
     
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    Done it plenty times, and have it done it in vice versa on my pool.

    Funny enough the HTH pH test kit are quite accurate, but their Alk test are just not as easy to use as a TM /Seachem kit.

    pH is pH regardless of the Specific Gravity of the liquid.

    You could use the kit on your pee even ;)
     
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    i will test this out :lol:

    cool thanx warr,
     
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    warr the HTH test kits that are purchased they give you a couple of tests

    the PH the ALK what else?
     
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    Acid demand is all I can remember
     
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    thanx warr
     
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    warr is this HTH test kit a kit with solutions or is it a strip as i just googled HTH
    and they have test strips, which do you use the strips or the one with the solutions
     
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    I have used the solutions. The strips are when things get really dodgy :whistling:
     
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    cool
     
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