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Discussion in 'Medium Tanks (31-100gal)' started by dannydization, Jul 23, 2015.

  1. dannydization

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    Yh mate the unit is saying 0 Tds but when I use the d-d Tds pen it's saying its 65 so not sure what's happening wether pen isn't calibrated or not I'm not sure but wondered if it's the water butt leeching
     
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    Hmmm not had that problem with my water butt , sounds like one of your tds metres are way off don't it ,have you tried just to measure water by just letting it go into a glass rather than water butt and see if that gets same 65 reading that would discount the water butt wouldn't it
     
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    Ah what a good idea mate nice one I will be trying that at the weekend why didn't I think of that obviously not clever enough lmao were did you get ur water burg from if u dnt mind me asking and is it green?
     
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    Yes mate its green I got it off flea bay , good luck mate with it
     
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    Nice one Dan you got it all sorted looks really nice. I do see my one peeking in a the tank and i know well when i am not home she is down there. She called one day and asked why the lights were off lol I turn them on through reeflink :) she called me 40 mins later and said i can turn off lol
     
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    Hysterical thats class lol getting the broadband installed on tuesday so i can't set mine up until then :lol: won't surprise me if that happens when I'm not at home lol you goat love em aint you lo
     
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    My Test Kits But Still Need To Get A Phosphate Test Kit

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    little extra for a kick start

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    Good stuff that colony
     
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    Just realised it's not a big enough bottle
     
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    Just ordered phosphate test for myself bud , you got a pyramid of salifert going there fella , take colony back and get bigger bottle:w00t:
     
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    I'm a big fan of the Hanna testers over the salifert. Bit more expensive but worth it IMO. I use the phosphate and alk. Check them out.
     
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    Cheers nodster what phosphate kit do you use? I'm going to have to I think.

    What Hanna checkers you use merser?
     
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    I use phosphate though I believe the phosphorous is more accurate. At my levels it does for me. I also use alk which is brilliant. I have iodine but it's very hit and miss as levels are so tiny. I looked at the calcium one but I here it's a pain to use so stick with salifert for that. They are the only things I measure.
     
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    ok cheers mate may look at the phosphate hanna checker
     
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    Me I've ordered Salifert phosphate test , think it accurate enough for our needs isn't it ?
     
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    Yes of course but I prefer the digital reading rather than the guess the colour method.

    Looks very cheap Dan. Look in classifieds as they come up at £25 regular though they are snapped up. Think mine were £50 from Toby at [MENTION=11655]LittleOcean[/MENTION]
     
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    And they just got more expensive :-/ , well they did a while ago but tried to keep my prices down as long as I could
     
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    Aha whoops!
     
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