Testing Test Kits: We Compared 5 Popular Aquarium pH Test Kits—Here Are the Results

For our test kit evaluation, we used a “blind” test panel of three persons. We knew what the pH levels were in the water samples, but the observers didn’t. They simply performed the tests and wrote down the results.

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Salinity Measurements in Aquariums

Salinity is one of the most widely tested parameters in saltwater aquariums. It is often the first parameter hobbyists test for as it is crucial in making artificial saltwater. As Kevin Costa from Hanna Instruments explains, there are many ways to measure salinity—but some are more accurate than others!

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Does Your TDS Meter Measure Up?

A healthy aquarium begins with quality water. In this guest post from Kevin Costa of Hanna Instruments, we will dive deeper into understanding Total Dissolved Solids and Electrical Conductivity Measurements and the impact that these measurements can have on your RODI filters and your aquarium.

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How to Safely Medicate Sick Fish By Testing Copper Levels With The Hanna Copper Colorimeter Checker – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #1

Thinking of setting up a quarantine tank? We quiz Kevin Costa of Hanna Instruments about the technology that went into building the Copper Checker and how you can use it to monitor your quarantine so you don’t overdose or under medicate fish.

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Hanna Alkalinity Checkers: What YOU Need To Know

Measuring alkalinity and maintaining it at the proper levels helps corals thrive. The Hanna Alkalinity Checker makes testing easy and provides an easy to understand digital readout.

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Hanna Calcium Checker: What YOU Need To Know

If you are tired of hassling with liquid test kits and want a quick, easy, and accurate way to monitor your calcium levels, the Hanna Instruments Calcium Checker is your best option.

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Hanna Phosphate Checkers: What YOU Need to Know

Hanna Phosphate and Phosphorous ULR Checkers offer fast, easy, and ultra-precise water testing if you’re having algae problems and want to get your phosphate level in check.

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How to Test Calcium in Your Aquarium with a Hanna Calcium Checker

Calcium should be checked weekly at minimum, and every time you add or remove any organisms from your tank. The Hanna Calcium Checker generates an accurate digital readout in PPM.

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