Refractometer

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  1. cknipe

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    Hi Guys,

    I'm looking for a new refractometer. Allot of good things are being said about DD, and they seems to be arround in some shops. Better things are being said about the Red Sea refractometers, but no one seems to have them?

    Is anyone stocking the Red Sea refractometers, or expecting stock soon? Don't want to buy a DD now, only to find out in a months time that the Red Sea is available. I would prefer to ideally purchase a Red Sea unit.

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    I was at a reef meeting where an international representative of Red Sea was present and he informed the group that they are expected for sale in SA at around May 2014 and the price will be plus minus R950,00.
     
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    That Red Sea is *SO* crystal clear and easy to read though!!!

    I'm having a tough time deciding whether it's worth the money to buy one now, or wait for May to come... Thanks for the info @jclaas - you just gave me allot MORE to be thinking about :p
     
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    I predict that the Refractometer will become as obsolete as the hydrometer in the next two years. Whilst the sea water Refractometer is starting to take off so the price on conductivity meters coming down.

    If one has the few extra dosh to splash, and by that I mean 1 1/2 to 2x that of a good Refractometer then here is one of a few options.


    Salt Content Tester, HI 98203 | HANNA Instruments USA
     
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    Are they available in S.A?
     
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    I am sure they are and will be.

    I already have a Hanna HI9828 for some many years that I got from @LikesFish before he emigrated.

    As for conductivity meters I already know that Apogee, Hanna, Pinpoint and a few others have them.

    As I said, we will soon see combo pens flood the market measuring pH, temp, salinity and TDS.

    Like Dean prefers, Spur a good place to take me for loosing the bet. :1:. Yeah!! if it is refractometer you want then the D-D ones are available from most sponsors.
     
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    What so the D-D ones go for?
     
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    I like your unit :). I personally i am afraid to go too fancy (at this stage). Its like driving my opel Vs a merc :tt2:
     
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    Sponsors in your area have them in stock or could easily obtain one for you. Give them a shout and I am sure they will oblige with pricing.
     
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    Thanks. Will give Bryan a call.
     
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