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    API Saltwater Master Test Kit

    API

    Item # 199544 / Manufacturer Part # 401M

    Was $27.99
    Now $17.80
     
     (Out of Stock)
    Monitor the health of your saltwater aquarium with this Master Test Kit. Simple tests with easy to read directions, this is the best way to keep track of your water chemistry, and water chemistry is the first step in fish health.

    Test includes:
    High Range pH tester
    Nitrite
    Ammonia
    Nitrate
    All the essential tests for a healthy, happy aquarium environment.

    Includes test tubes.
    Size:
    pH- performs 250 tests
    Nitrite- performs 180 tests
    Ammonia- performs 130 tests
    Nitrate- performs 130 tests


    Available only to the continuous 48 United States via ground shipping methods
    Indicator MethodColor Change
    Directions for testing Wide Range pH:

    1. Fill a clean test tube with 5 ml of pond water (to the line on the tube).
    2. Add 5 drops of Wide Range Indicator Solution, holding dropper bottle upside down in a completely vertical position to assure uniformity of drops.
    3. Cap the test tube and invert tube to mix solution. Do not hold finger over open end of tube as this may effect the pH of the test solution.
    4. Determine the pH by comparing the color of the solution with those on the pH color chart. The tube should be viewed against a white background in a well-lit area.

    Directions for testing Ammonia:

    1. Fill a clean test tube with 5 ml of water to be tested (to the line on the tube).
    2. Add 8 drops from Ammonia Test Solution Bottle #1, holding the dropper bottle upside down in a completely vertical position to assure uniformity of drops added to the water sample.
    3. Add 8 drops from Ammonia Test Solution Bottle #2, holding the dropper bottle upside down in a completely vertical position to assure uniformity of drops added to the water sample.
    4. Cap the test tube and shake vigorously for 5 seconds. Do not hold finger over the open end of the tube, as this may affect the test results.
    5. Wait 5 minutes for the color to develop.
    6. Read the test results by matching the test solution against the ammonia color chart. The tube should be viewed against the white area beside the color chart. Color comparisons are best made in a well-lit area. The closest match indicates the ppm (mg/L) of ammonia in the water sample.

    Directions for testing Nitrite:

    1. Fill a clean test tube with 5 ml of pond water (to the line on the tube).
    2. Add 5 drops of Nitrite Test Solution, holding dropper bottle upside down in a completely vertical position to assure uniformity of drops.
    3. Cap the test tube and shake well for 5 seconds. Do not hold finger over open end of tube as this may effect the test results.
    4. Wait 5 minutes for full color to develop.
    5. Hold the test tube against the white area above the color chart, compare the sample with the printed colors.
    6. The closest match indicates the total nitrite in the water sample.

    Directions for testing Nitrate:

    1. Fill a clean test tube with 5 ml of water to be tested (to the line on the tube).
    2. Add 10 drops from Nitrate Test Solution Bottle #1, holding dropper bottle upside down in a completely vertical position to assure uniformity of drops.
    3. Cap the test tube and invert tube several times to mix solution.
    4. Vigorously shake the Nitrate Test Solution Bottle # 2 for at least 30 seconds. This step is extremely important to insure accuracy of test results.
    5. Now add 10 drops from Nitrate Test Solution Bottle #2, holding dropper bottle upside down in a completely vertical position to assure uniformity of drops.
    6. Cap the test tube and shake vigorously for 1 minute. This step is extremely important to insure accuracy of test results.
    7. Wait 5 minutes for the color to develop.
    8. Read the test results by comparing the color of the solution to the appropriate Nitrate Color Card (choose either Fresh water or Salt water). The tube should be viewed in a well-lit area against the white area of the card. The closest match indicates the ppm (mg/L) of nitrate in the water sample. Rinse the test tube with clean water after use.

    Average Rating

    Great buy 4/28/2014

    Reviewer: Ed

    Best deal on this site

    Great kit. 1/14/2014

    Reviewer: Zach

    Well worth it to give me the confidence in my water and fish well being.

    Test kit 11/14/2013

    Reviewer: SW

    Works as promised at less than 1/2 the price if purchased locally. What more can one ask for?

    Great Price 10/21/2013

    Reviewer: jah

    Expiration date is 4 years. Excellent!

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