Opinions of API test kits

Discussion in 'Test Kits, Controllers, Reactors and Dosers' started by Tony, 8 Apr 2009.

  1. Tony

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    I saw API test kits at animal kingdom today and it was R130-00 for the KH test. I tested my alkalinity and it gave me a reading of 10DKH opposed to my Tropic Marin of about 8DKH. I know the TM test isn't the best according to fellow reefers but are the API tests any better?
     
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    I think Tropic Marin is pretty accurate except for the Po4 test.
     
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    Tony, I have used them and think they are junk as when the test result are compaired to the TM range and salifert there is a big diff in readings... Just to give you an example I tested nitrate's of a LFS in PTA with there test kit(API) and it showed that the nitrates where fine and then tested with the other two kits and the results where off the chart... So my statement on them is my opinion
     
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