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  • API® 5-In-1 Pond Test Strips

    3.8

    (4 reviews)

    * Tests For Nitrate Nitrite pH & Hardness * Accurate Results in 1 Minute * Teaches How to Correct Issues API 5-In-1 Pond Test Strips use highly accurate color charts for precise test results of nitrate nitrite pH total alkalinity and total hardness levels in your pond. Chart colors are…
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    $18.99
  • 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
  • …issues.Measuring Minerals If you're curious about your water's carbonate hardness level or you plan to use an algaecide or herbicide in your lake 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…
    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
    …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…
    …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 they will go dormant until spring. For bog plants bring them back up…