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Which PH test kit are you using?


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You always have to keep the probe wet or it is destroyed.  New probes are expensive. ~$40

 

I used to keep a small cup with lid, and cut an X in the top of the lid.  Added ro, and pushed the probe through it to keep it wet for storage.  This past week, I put the probe in my crs tank as storage, and to monitor readings continually.

 

http://aquariumsupplies.marinedepot.com/search?w=pinpoint&modaf=null

 

Check the above link.  They have some great specialty meters I'd love to have one day.  TDS, Nitrate, even O2 readings!

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I use API high/low drop kit. I did find some dry storage ph meters I cant recall the name they cost a lot like 300$. All you have to do is clean the scensor with a tooth brush and a mild detergent , I'll link the name of the meter's when I get home from work. If I had more than 5 tanks I'd buy one in a heartbeat.

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Yes sir! I'd rather use the drops than deal with calibration solution, probe cleaning solution and storage solution. These ph meters don't have probes they have sensors that can be stored dry, When the sensors gets dirty they recommend mild detergent and a soft tooth brush for sensor cleaning. For the life of me I cant remember the manufactures name, I have the link on my home pc. 

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I use the API Master Kit as well, and also API's Copper, GH, KH, and Phosphate tests. Plus I use the six test - Test strips, ammonia test strips,

and TDS Meter and a PH meter. Seems like the test strips matches the API liquid test every time though.

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http://www.hach.com/other-meters/pocket-testers/family?productCategoryId=22219807940 I think this is them. http://www.phmeters.com/products/minilab-meters.htm The silicon chip ISFET sensors store dry and need no maintenance. I know there pricy but I think there well worth it if your doing a lot of testing.
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Yeah, but do they work. My PH meter is never accurate, no matter how many times I calibrate it.

It is always wrong.

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I'm lazy and don't really test my water lol. My taiwan bee is the only one I test the Ph in. And I monitor my nitrates to check to see when there is a need for a water change.

-Chris

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