test kit instructions

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API Test Kits

API produces test kits utilizing liquid reagents or test strips for use in marine and freshwater aquariums.

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite Test Kits

Ammonia Liquid Test Kit Instructions
Ammonia Test Strips Instructions
Liquid Nitrate Test Kit Instructions
Liquid Nitrite Test Kit Instructions

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Calcium Liquid Test Kit Instructions
Phosphate Liquid Test Kit Instructions

Hardness Test Kits

GH and KH Liquid Test Kit Instructions
KH Carbonate Hardness Test Kit

pH and Alkalinity Test Kits

Liquid High Range pH Test Kit Instructions
Liquid pH Test Kit Instructions
pH Test & Adjuster Kit Instructions
pH Test Strip Instruction

Multiple Parameter Test Kits

Reef Master Test Kit (testing calcium, KH, phosphate and nitrate)
Saltwater Master Test Kit (testing high range pH, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate)
5 in 1 Aquarium Test Strips (testing pH, nitrite, Nitrate, general hardness and carbonate hardness)

Other Miscellaneous Test Kits

Copper Test Kit

Elos Test Kits

Elos does not provide copies for most of their test kit instructions on their website. The links posted also include a variety of outside sources and we cannot say they are the most current or accurate versions.

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite Test Kits

Aqua Test Ammonia / Ammonium Test Kit
Aqua Test NO3 – Nitrate Test Kit
Aqua Test NO2 – Nitrite Test Kit

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Aqua Test MG – Magnesium Test Kit
Aqua Test GH General Hardness
Aqua Test Kit – Carbonate Hardness
PO4 Normal Resolution Test Kit Video
Aqua Test Ca – Calcium Test Kit

pH and Alkalinity Test Kits

Aqua KH – Alkalinity Test Kit
Aqua Test Kit – pH Marine (for marine)
Aqua Test pH D – pH Test Kit or watch the video

Hanna Instruments Test Kits

Hanna Instruments offers a wide variety of testers, chemical test kits, and devices for measuring pH, phosphate, phosphorus, dissolved oxygen, alkalinity, and more.

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite / Test Kits

Ammonia Test Kit for Seawater (no. 3826)
Ammonia Test Kit for Freshwater (no. 3824)
Ammonia Test Kit for Freshwater (no. 38049)
Nitrate Test Kit (no. 3874)
Nitrite Test Kit (no. 3873)

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Medium Range Test Kit (no. 3841)

Hardness Test Kits

Hardness Test Kit (no. 3812)
Total Hardness & Calcium Test Kit (no. 38035)

pH and Alkalinity Test Kits

Alkalinity Test Kit (no. 3381)
pH Test Kit (no. 38058)

Other Miscellaneous Test Kits

Copper Test Kit (no. 38075)
Free and Total Chlorine (no. 38017)
Iron Medium Range Test Kit (no. 38040)
Salinity Test Kit (no. 3835)

Lamotte Test Kits

Lammotte manufactures various lines that range from simple test kits for the hobbyist to electronic labs for the professional aquaculture manager.

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite Test Kits

Ammonia Salicylate Method Test Kit (no. 3304)
Ammonia Octa-Slide Test Kit (no. 3351-01)
Ammonia Octa-Slide Method Test Kit (no. 3315)
Low Range Ammonia Test Kit (no. 7418-02)
Nitrate Tablet Test Kit (no. 3354)
Nitrate in Water Test Kit (no. 3319)
Nitrite Test Kit (no. 7674-01)
Nitrite Octa-Slide Method Test Kit (no. 3352)

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Total Calcium & Magnesium Test Kit (no. 4824-DR-LT)
Low Range Phosphate Test Kit (no. 3121-01)

Hardness Test Kits

Total Hardness Test Kit (no. 4481-LI-01)
Calcium Hardness Test Kit (no. 3609)

pH and Alkalinity

Alkalinity Test Kit (no. 4491-DR)
Wide Range pH Test Kit (no. 3353)
Colorimetric pH Test Kit (no. 2915-01)

Multiple Parameter Test Kits

Saltwater Combination Test Kit (no. 3535-03; testing: alkalinity, salinity, nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, pH, carbon dioxide, dissolved oxygen)

 

 

Saltwater Combination Test Kit (no. 3536-03; testing: alkalinity, nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, carbon dioxide)

Other Miscellaneous Test Kits

Copper Test Kit (no. 6616)
Iron Octa-Slide Method Test Kit (no. 3318)
Low Iron Test Kit (no. 7787)
Dissolved Oxygen Test Kit (no. 5860)
Salinity Test Kit (no. 7459-01)
Sulfide Test Kit (no. 3322)

Red Sea Test Kits

Red Sea test kit instructions are available in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, and Japanese. See the Red Sea download center for a complete list, links to all language versions. Video versions are listed below for convenience.

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite Test Kits

Nitrate Pro Test Kit or watch the video

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Calcium Pro Test Kit or watch the video
Magnesium Pro Test Kit or watch the video
Phosphate Pro Test Kit or watch the video
Reef Foundation Pro Test Kit (for Ca, KH, Mg)

pH and Alkalinity Test Kits

Alkalinity Pro Test Kit or watch the video

Other Miscellaneous Test Kit

Iodine Pro Test Kit or watch the video
Potassium Pro Test Kit or watch the video
Algae Management Multi Test Kit
Coral Colors Pro Test Kit (I2, K, Fe)
Iron Pro Test Kit video

Salifert Test Kits

Saifert does not provide copies of their test kit instructions on their website. The links posted also include a variety of outside sources and we cannot say they are the most current or accurate versions.

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite Test Kits

NH4 Profi Test (ammonia)
Nitrate Profi Test Kit
Nitrite Profi Test Kit

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Calcium Profi Test
Magnesium Profi Test
Phosphate Profi Test

pH and Alkalinity Test Kits

KH / Alk Profi Test (carbonate hardness, alkalinity)
pH Profi Test

Other Miscellaneous Test Kits

Boron Test
Copper Profi Test
Iodine (I2) Test
Silicate Profi Test
Strontium Profi Test
Dissolved Oxygen Test

SeaChem Test Kits

SeaChem manufactures a full spectrum of test kits for aquarium requirements in freshwater, seawater, reefs, and ponds.

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite Test Kits

MultiTest: Ammonia
MultiTest: Nitrite/Nitrate

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Reef Status: Calcium
MultiTest: Phosphate
Reef Status: Magnesium & Carbonate/ Borate Alkalinity

pH and Alkalinity Test Kits

MultiTest: Marine pH & Alkalinity

Other Miscellaneous Test Kits

MultiTest: Marine Basic (tests pH, Alkalinity, Ammonia and Nitrite & Nitrate)
MultiTest: Reef Special (tests Phosphate, Silicate, and Iodine)
MultiTest: Copper
MultiTest: Iodine & Iodide
MultiTest: Iron
MultiTest: Silicate
Reef Status: Strontium

Sera Test Kits

Sera is a German base company manufacturing a range of test kits for aquarium requirements in freshwater, seawater, reefs, and ponds. They offer instructions in nearly a dozen languages

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite Test Kits

NH4/NH3-Test (ammonium/ammonia)
Nitrate Test (NO3)
Nitrite Test NO2)

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Calcium Test Kit
Magnesium Test Kits
PO4-Test (phosphate)

Hardness Test Kits

kH Test carbonate hardeness)
gH Total Hardness Test

pH and Alkalinity Test Kits

pH Test Kit

Multiple Parameter Test Kits

Aqua-test set (pH, kH, gH, and NO2) – See links here for those individual tests
Aqua-Test Box (tests for pH, kH, ammonia, nitrate, nitrite, phosphate, iron, copper, calcium)
Quick Test Strips (tests for pH, kH, gH, nitrate, nitrite)

Other Miscellaneous Test Kit

CO2 long-term indicator
Chlorine Test Kit
O2 Test (oxygen)
SiO3-Test (silicate)
Fe-Test (iron)
Cu-Test (copper)

Tropic Marin Test Kits

Tropic Marin provides instructions for their test kits on their website within the slider of information for that product. Look for the ‘instructions’ tab at the bottom.They also provide information in German and French

Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite Test Kits

Nitrite-Nitrate-Test
Ammonia-Ammonium-Test

Calcium / Magnesium / Phosphate Test Kits

Calcium-Test
Phosphate-Test
Magnesium-Calcium-Combitest

pH, Alkalinity, and Hardness Test Kits

pH-Test
KH/Alkalinity-Test
KH/Alkalinity Test Professional

Other Miscellaneous Test Kit

Expert-TestSet (for pH, KH and alkalinity, nitrite, nitrate, ammonia)

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