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Salifert Phosphate Test Kit
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Salifert Phosphate Aquarium Test Kit.

Phosphate has several negative effects if present in a too high concentration. First of all undesirable algae growth might result. Making an aquarium an unpleasant sight.
Phosphate also blocks or retards the growth of corals and calcareous algae.
One of the scientific studies shows that a phosphate concentration higher than 0.05 mg/L decreases the growth of calcareous algae by 90%!

Washing fish food, which is a rich source for phosphates in a sieve after thawing reduces the input of phosphate tremendously.
Also avoiding use of phosphate-rich low-grade activated carbon helps keep phosphate levels as low as possible. Checking the activated carbon for phosphate prior to use is therefore highly recommended.

The Salifert phosphate test already detects, within seconds, 0.015 mg/L of phosphate. This makes phosphate measurement highly reliable and informative allowing timely measures to be taken.

The kit can perform approx. 50 measurements.

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by Darryl
on 7/21/2012
Very good product
I find this test kit to be easy to use and reliable. The price here at Aqua Cave is much lower than my LFS
by Tom
on 1/11/2011
Great product
Best of all the phosphate tests I have used. Very easy, reliable, measures low-range.
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