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API Aquarium Phosphate Test Kit

Tests for phosphate in saltwater & freshwaterMonitoring phosphate helps prevent algae growthEasy & accurate
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Customer Reviews for API Aquarium Phosphate Test Kit
Review 1 for API Aquarium Phosphate Test Kit
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1 / 5
1 / 5

Will not buy again

PostedDecember 27, 2012
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clownfish88
from Baton Rouge, LA
I've used this test kit a few times and every time I've used it, it makes a mess everywhere. Everything works great except for the caps on the 5 ml tubes that you have to invert or sometimes shake (depends on the test kit). The caps don't seal the tube well enough and the the test water leaks out. I don't think it is enough to change the reading all that much, but it is a pain because it makes a mess on what would otherwise be a clean work space. I bought another test kit from API and they both do the same thing. I will never buy a test kit made by API again because of this simple but aggravating problem. I will look for a test kit that doesn't make a mess everywhere when i test.
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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Review 2 for API Aquarium Phosphate Test Kit
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1 / 5

Don't waste your money

PostedFebruary 18, 2012
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UCT888
This product is easy to use, like all API products. Just add drops, shake and wait for results. This test is not accurate enough, however. The lowest result, other than 0, is .25. People with reef tanks are shooting for .03 or lower. If there iare phosphates in the water, the results read .25 or higher. There is no way to tell if the levels are closer to 0 or closer to .25
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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