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i was wondering if this ammonia checker although it is stated that is for fresh water, can it work with saltwater as well?
would it be as accurate?
This ammonia checker is only compatible with freshwater. Its generally used by people with saltwater aquariums who want to check there tap water for ammonia content (which would be indicative of chloramines being present in the water).
Easier to use and more accurate than chemical test kits.The HI 700 from Hanna Instruments uses an adaptation of the ASTM Manual of Water and Environmental Technology, D1426-92, Nessler method. The reaction between ammonia and reagents causes a yellow tint in the sample. Auto shut off after 10 minutes of non-use.
Dedicated to a single parameter
Two sample cuvettes and caps. One bottle of reagent A and one of reagent B.
Small Size, Big Convenience
Weighing just 64 g (2.25 oz.), the Checker®HC easily fits into the palm of your hand or pocket. Use for quick and accurate on the spot analysis. Single button operation: Zero and Measure Operated by a single AAA battery.
- Range:0.00 to 3.00 ppm NH3-N
- Resolution: 0.01 ppm
- Measurement Method: Colormetric
- Accuracy: ±0.05 ppm (mg/L) ±5% of reading @ 25°C
- Light Source:Photodiode @470 nm
- Light Detector: Silicon photocell
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