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Jbl Ca & Mg Experts

Discussion in 'Chemistry' started by NoK3, Nov 2, 2017.

  1. NoK3

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    I'm looking for guidance on how to use the test kit. Unfortunately I'm getting wild and erratic results. Probably down to the drop size but would appreciate opinions


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    Bin it. I found it garbage.
     
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    At the moment I agree. What did you use as an alternative ?


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    Salifert. But about to try out the aquaforest calcium which icp certified.
     
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    A waste of £31. At the moment I just don't know where either is. I'll revert back to Salifert. Let me know how you get on with Aquaforest.


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    Been using this for years and they always seem fine to me. How you doing the mix?


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    I believe I'm following the instructions. 5 drops (Mg1), mix, 20 secs, add drops (mg2) til green then multiply drops by 120. Ca is 5 drops, mix, 20 secs then small spoon of powder, mix then add drops and multiply drops by 20. This is Ca subtract the figure from above and you've Mg. not much to it really. For my the issue is in dispensing. The drops can big or small depending on the pressure as this can heavily affect results when a single drop is worth either 120 or 20


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    Never noticed this b4, if you mesure twice the same element do you get different readings?


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