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  • Carbonate Hardness Test Strip - Single Test

    4.0

    (2 Reviews)

    * Tests Water Hardness From 0 to 1000 PPM * Water testing strips help diagnose Your Pond Water * Quick & Easy To Use Using a Carbonate Hardness Test prior to applying certain algaecides and herbicides in your pond is recommended. A Water Hardness greater than 50ppm helps fish that are sensitive…
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    $2.39
  • API 5-In-1 Pond Test Strips

    3.8

    (4 Reviews)

    …and total hardness levels in your pond. Chart colors are distinctive making the pond test strip results easy to read. And the snap-tight tube with stay dry liner offers superior moisture protection to ensure testing accuracy. With API Test Strips you just dip and read. Pond water testing couldn't be…
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    $18.99
  • …that requires hardness to be at about 50 ppm test your water with a Carbonate Hardness Test Strip. The strips are easy to use. Simply open the pouch and dip it into the water for three seconds remove it from the water wait 20 seconds for the water to mix with the solution on the test strip and read…
    …mouth or fins. The first step is to test the water and do partial water change because this is only seen when water conditions are poor. Next treat with WipeOut or other bacterial medications. * Dropsy: Dropsy causes the kidneys to retain fluid and is very hard to treat. Look for signs of protruding…
    …which plants are and aren't in your zone. What to Do: * Hardy Plants: Hardy water lilies submerged plants and other plants geared for your hardiness zone are pretty easy to winterize. Remove the foliage after the first hard frost then gently sink your hardy plants to the deepest part of the pond and…
    Test the Water Prior to selecting an algaecide check the water temperature pH and carbonate hardness. Some algaecides like Algae Defense work best when water temperatures are above 60°F. Many algaecides are copper based and should not used with koi trout or goldfish unless carbonate hardness
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