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Icp Water Test Recommendations/help

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by Afonso, Oct 10, 2017.

  1. Afonso

    Afonso Registered

    Hi as per title looking to get one of these done but not really sure were to start from is it any main website or something were we can get them done? Do they test for trace elements? Are they worth the £££

    Also looking at average cost and how often should I do one?

    Thanks in advance

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  2. jim_fitz

    jim_fitz Moderator Staff Member

    some LFS sell them

    depends on what you are keeping

    i would suggest every few months to verify test kits
  3. Afonso

    Afonso Registered

    Really? I was thinking that I had to send water to a lab or something, similar to the triton method.

    Am keeping mostly sps and lps

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  4. jim_fitz

    jim_fitz Moderator Staff Member

    lfs sells kit

    and you put it in the post
  5. Afonso

    Afonso Registered

    Cool i'll ask in mine next time am in thanks bud?

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  6. steve861uk

    steve861uk Registered

    Last edited: Oct 12, 2017
  7. Jagger

    Jagger Registered

    I think that's next on my list to get,I would love to know my LFS quality of ro water is ect.

    Thanks Steve.
  8. steve861uk

    steve861uk Registered

    I've just ordered some Triton Core 7 elements so will be going down the test route myself very soon :)

    So this weekend will be swapping out my butter tub (as per my diatom thread), doing a water change and then starting to dose triton......hope it all works out in the end :aaaaa:
  9. Jagger

    Jagger Registered

    I don't no that much about Triton that's another thing on my to do list is research it.

    Hope everything goes ok Steve and I am sure everything will be ok!