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water testing

Postby Red Dwarf » Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:25 pm

I have always used the liquid/dropper bottle type of of testing for water parameters but am wondering if there is an alternative/better option (digital meters etc).?

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Re: water testing

Postby DJRansome » Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:58 pm

Most use the liquid reagents like you but for pH and TDS there are meters. I don't see the need for the extreme accuracy.
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Re: water testing

Postby ken31cay » Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:36 pm

I use a pH meter but had to go through two others before I found one that the calibration appeared to work properly and the unit stayed accurate. I find it more convenient leaving aside the trouble calibrating it.
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Re: water testing

Postby Red Dwarf » Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:02 pm

Which meter did you settle on ken31cay?
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Re: water testing

Postby ken31cay » Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:43 pm

Hanna Instruments HI 98121.
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