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    Question What test kit do you use?

    For my low-salinity brackish tank, 1.004-1.006, which master kits should I be using? For freshwater or for saltwater? Do you have any opinions on which kits are the best?

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    I would use fresh water. It depends on the brand but many tests can be used for both. You just measure the test against a different card.



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    Pretty sure the API ammonia, nitrite and nitrate kits can be used in both FW or SW. If you need to monitor pH, you will need a SW kit.
    SG = 1.024-6; Alkalinity 8.3-9.3 dKH; Calcium 420; Magnesium 1300; Temp = 76 to 80; pH = 7.9-8.3. Alkalinity and calcium are dependent on Mg.

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