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Red sea nitrate test kit

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by Turner, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. Turner

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    Hiya folks. Im dosing nopox atm and have been for a few weeks. Im going to buy a new nitrate test kit tomos to check how the nitrates are going on. Has anybody tried out the new red sea test kits and if so what do u think about them.
    I might buy one tomos or if not it will be a salifert test kit I will buy.
     
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    slash_halen <span style="color:#088A4B">SPS Help & Advice

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    The nitrate kit is very good from red sea. Also the new DD h2ocean one is too.

    Just stay clear of the red sea phosphate kit, it always read 0.08 when your po4 is low.

    I don't know what corals you keep. But if you're not keeping SPS, than i'd go for the salifert one. There is no need to spend extra cash for the lower reading kits if your just keeping lps and softies.
     
  3. Turner

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    Nice one. And no I dont keep sps. Just softies and lps stuff. So think I will just get a salifert kit then so nice one for the advice pal:)
     
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    slash_halen <span style="color:#088A4B">SPS Help & Advice

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    No probs mate, I've used all 3 and they're all good.
     
  5. Turner

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    I ave only used salifert and they are easy to use and cheap ish. The red sea seems expensive so I wanted to know if its worth the dough. Why does everything in marine trade always have to be a little more dearer lol?
     
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    I have used both and found the Red Sea kit easier to use suppose its down to the tester really see if you can try before you buy see what you think
     
  7. Turner

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    Nice one pal. I purchased a new salifert nitrate kit today. I checked out the red sea one at Cockfields and mark showed me a demo of it. Looked a good bit of kit but stickin with salifert till I get my nitrates are very low. Then I will check um out then:)
     
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