If you could choose only ONE HANNA tester, what would it be?

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If you could choose only ONE HANNA tester, what would it be?

  • Alkalinity in dKH

    Votes: 12 34.3%
  • Calcium 200 - 600 ppm

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Phosphate 0.00 - 2.50 ppm

    Votes: 17 48.6%
  • Nitrate 0.00 to 5.00 ppm

    Votes: 1 2.9%
  • pH 6.3 to 8.6 pH

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Salinity/Temperature Meter

    Votes: 5 14.3%
  • Ammonia

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    35

MrPike

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I’m not a huge fan of the ph, or the phosphate from salifert. The ph is hard to interpret, and the phosphate is just not sensitive. Hard to follow trends by how light blue the colors are.

I like the other tests by them tho, just my 2 cents
 

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For phosphate (or phosphorus), hanna is imho best on the market, period. Either the phosphate ULR one or phosphorus ULR one, both pretty much the same.

The alk and HR nitrate (0 to 75ppm, not listed) hanna test "eggs" are also good but other options are fine so it's not so much of a curb-stomping. Nitrate LR (0 to 5ppm, listed) is too time-consuming and not worthwhile.

Hanna pH meter is great, pH calorimeter (egg-shape) is utter crap.

I like the salinity meter but it's not much different from other options.

Hanna calcium is a pita and I'm not a fan. I've never tried the ammonia one.

Just my opinions, lol. Flame me if you must but this is my experience.
 
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