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Good Test Kits?

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Dkeller_nc

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The Red Sea kits will do well for you. I use Salifert or home-brew for everything except phosphate. Red Sea/Salifert preference is largely based on the reefer's preference. The Salifert kits are minimalist and have completely disposable components. The Red Sea kits are designed to be re-used with refill kits.
 
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You should shoot for weekly if you're just starting out. You could do every other week once you get a feel for the tank.

For me it's nice to have a schedule so I know Wednesday is maintenance day, water change and testing... Sometimes Thursday, sometimes sat but i try and shoot for Wednesday lol
 

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I ended up going with Red Sea for alk, kinda on a budget at the moment.
I have the Red Sea test kits. What others say about the alk color change being hard to see is true. You have to be able to discern blue from a blueish-green. It is very subtle. I was switching from a Salifert alk kit at the time and the Red Sea reading agreed with the Sailfert at the FIRST drop you think you see a color change. I'm going to look into the Hanna Alk kit before I'll buy a Red Sea refill.
 
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