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owl"my new toy came today salinity test " 8:55pm Wednesday 22nd Nov


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not bad for 60.00 new


Hi my is lee I'm from Castleford west Yorkshire my pond is 3100 gallon I'm new to this game but I love koi and my job is working with homeless people
14TB

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"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 12:08am Thursday 23rd Nov


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Great piece of kit Lee.


Tony


owl"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 8:08am Wednesday 29th Nov


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thanks mate


Hi my is lee I'm from Castleford west Yorkshire my pond is 3100 gallon I'm new to this game but I love koi and my job is working with homeless people
owl"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 8:08am Wednesday 29th Nov


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thanks mate


Hi my is lee I'm from Castleford west Yorkshire my pond is 3100 gallon I'm new to this game but I love koi and my job is working with homeless people
michaelf

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"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 10:25am Thursday 23rd Nov
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Nice. What other parameters do you test?

Michael.


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owl"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 8:10am Wednesday 29th Nov


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i test kh ph ammonia nitrate nitrite


Hi my is lee I'm from Castleford west Yorkshire my pond is 3100 gallon I'm new to this game but I love koi and my job is working with homeless people
owl"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 8:10am Wednesday 29th Nov


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i test kh ph ammonia nitrate nitrite


Hi my is lee I'm from Castleford west Yorkshire my pond is 3100 gallon I'm new to this game but I love koi and my job is working with homeless people
shelfbantam"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 6:53pm Thursday 23rd Nov
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Hi Lee - where did you buy it and are they easy to use (read somewhere they need re-calibrating)

Cheers

Chris
deddog"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 3:46pm Friday 24th Nov
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If you are looking at accurately checking salt levels in your pond but don't want to pay for an electronic tester a simple refractometer will do the same job at a quarter of the price.
No batteries, no electronics, easy to calibrate. Here is the one I bought currently available for £12.79!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B014CXHFEY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Recommended to me by David Edge who tests the water for the All England koi show.


Cheers, Dave B
shelfbantam"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 10:01am Saturday 25th Nov
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Cheers Dave - appreciate the advice !

Your link is not actually taking me to the product ?
Which one do you recommend as there are several refractometers on Amazon
I had come across these before but discounted as they are for the kitchen or aquarium but clearly water is water wherever
Thanks

Chris

mattywhart10

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"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 2:56pm Tuesday 28th Nov
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I have same meter I'm happy with it
owl"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 8:25am Wednesday 29th Nov


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i got it from amazon for about 70.00 for it and easy to use mate. to put some salt in bucket mix with pond water then put it in the pond so on then test with the salt meter till you get 0.03%then in two day add some more till you get up till 0.06% then so till you get the save weighing salt out and work how much you need


Hi my is lee I'm from Castleford west Yorkshire my pond is 3100 gallon I'm new to this game but I love koi and my job is working with homeless people
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"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 7:58pm Wednesday 29th Nov


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Takes me straight to the Google homepage.

14TB

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"RE: my new toy came today salinity test" 10:27pm Wednesday 29th Nov


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I use the Koi Medic one find it very good about £70.

There are lots of cheaper versions on ebay no idea if they are any good but I have previously compared a very cheap ph meter with an expensive one and got almost identical results.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Digital-Salinity-Salt-Water-Quality-Meter-Tester-Checker-Water-Pool-and-Koi-Fish/272868806245?epid=10003598310&hash=item3f883f8e65:g:t2cAAOSwFuxZz9YY

maybe a forum member who has used a cheap one will comment.


Tony




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