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Insta-Test Free & Total Chlorine & Chloramine Strips (Fresh Water) - LaMotte

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Insta-Test Free & Total Chlorine & Chloramine Strips (Fresh Water) - LaMotte

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Free and Total Chlorine with test strips from LaMotte.  These test strips are used to identify if you your city uses chloramines or chlorine as the main disinfectant. Test strips are also used to determine when it is time to change your carbon blocks. 


•Range and sensitivity is 0, 0.5, 1, 3, 5, 10 ppm


•25 Test Strips

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Testing procedure for identifying the disinfectant your city uses. 


1)  Run your tap water for two minutes and collect a water sample.

2)  Dip the test strip as directed on packaging and read results. 

 

  • Up to 5ppm total chlorine & same free chlorine = Chlorine* 
  • Up to 5ppm total chlorine & zero free chlorine = Chloramines*
  • Zero free and total chlorine = Well water*


*This is the most common interpretation of results. If you have trouble reading or determining results we suggest calling your city hall or water treatment facility to make a final determination.  

 

Testing procedure for identifying when your carbon blocks need to be replaced. 


1)  Run your RO/DI system for 30 minutes and collect a sample. Sample needs to be water which has passed through the carbon blocks but not the membrane. You can remove the tube coming from the last carbon block to collect the sample or collect a sample from your waste water tube, whichever is easier.

2)  Drip the test strip as directed on the packaging and read results. 

 

We suggest replacing the carbon blocks if you get any reading above zero. Readings over zero are an indication that the carbon blocks ability to treat for all types of contaminants has been depleted. Absolutely replace carbon blocks once the reading surpasses 0.5ppm

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  • Works well By Tex on 2/25/2015

    Product is relatively cheap and works well!
  • Very useful:) By Hamad on 2/21/2015

    Very useful test kit, you can test for chlorine and you can easily know when to change your carbon also you can test your water if you have fresh water tank
  • Now I know By Bruce on 2/12/2015

    Gives a definite answer to the question "when do I change my carbon filter?"
    Should pay for itself many times over by letting you get all the goodie out of your prefilters without running them too long causing damage to your membrane(s).
  • Works fast By Frag Shark on 12/16/2014

    This is a must have for anyone running an RO that's not sure if they have chloramines. They are easy to use and give a very fast and easy to read reading.
  • good By pops on 11/13/2014

    Everyone with an RO system, reefs, etc., shpould have some of these!
  • Great Stuff By DonB on 11/2/2014

    LaMotte + BRS, great combo. Test strips do their thing.

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