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When you change the water, it is important to know that tap water contains chemicals that make it safe for us to drink but harmful for fish, therefore add a water conditioner such as API Stress Coat.

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I felt like a right and just ruler of the pond and I’m sure they would give this 5 stars even if they would give me 1 as a pond person. When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it.

There is a big difference between the two. View or edit your browsing history. An aquarium is a closed environment and in order for fish to jit, water must be similar to that which could be found in their natural environment. Helps monitor water quality. For over 50 years API has developed gest solutions with proven and effective results for your family and ours.

I quickly ordered this and it came and I was seriously expecting the worst. Want it Monday, Nov.

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Turns out the water was off only slightly, and I believe I have been able to remedy it. These still exist and are a good option for those that want a simple test kit. I’m new to the whole pond thing and I of course do things backwards.

After a few tries, you mastet get the rhythm down and become faster at completing the test. It is as easy rfeshwater dipping strips of test paper directly into the aquarium for a time, removing the strip to wait for a time, then comparing the colors to a provided color chart. If you accidentally let the test solution sit overnight in the test tube it can stain the inside, requiring you to scrub it out, so don’t be lazy like me.: Ammonium is ammonia that is ionized; it is not as toxic to fish.

PH of tap water can change after a period of time: About all I understood was that tap water had chlorine and I needed to add dechlorinator when I performed a water change.

Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. The test kit comes with 4 mixing test tubes that freshwster perform the tests in, 4 caps to cover the test tubes with handy since the tests require mixing by shaking or inverting7 individual bottles of various fluids that are used individually or in pairs for testing, instructions, the results color chart, and a handy container that keeps it all together.

Care must be taken to shake the container thoroughly before adding drops to your aquarium water, and to shake the mixture for a minute. I got bogged down in reading the instructions each time I wanted to test the water as they span 5 separate sections over 21 pages in three languages.

The test results range from 0 ppm to 5. The ad tesf not play. Shake test tube for 1 minute. Add 5 drops from Nitrite Test Solution. This is very conservative as the test utilizing fewer drops would feeshwater much longer than I felt terrible that I dolor thrown two fish into what I imagined to be a cess pool where they would surely die.

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This has enough solution for around tests. I haven’t killed that guy yet, so I dove in, backwards, buying a pair of fish.

Luckily, API makes an alternative to test strip kits: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I was looking for this particular info for a very long time. I hope to be adding some product updates in the near future to close out the year.

coloe Thank you and good luck. Feed Your Fish Daily Feed your fish twice daily with API Fish Food which contains nutritionally enhanced proteins, allowing for easy uptake of nutrients and maximum absorption, resulting in less excrement for clear, clean water. Plus they cost me a lot of money!

I vowed that if I kept him alive for a few months, that only then I would dive in so to speak.


I do not find it reassuring that I never get results solidly inside either test range. I usually hold the test tube up to the card with the tube over the white portion next to the color scale. Only give the amount of food fish can eat in 2 to 3 minutes depending on the species. Wait 5 minutes and read the results. Unable to add item to List.

It is a bit daunting in that all 5 test are unique and require slightly different instructions. Other Sellers on Amazon. Another way is to set the tubes upright on the card by the results that match, as shown below:.

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