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API Master test kit – Guide from KaveMan Aquatics

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A video guide to using the API Master Test kit by KaveMan Aquatics.

API Master test kit

The API master test kit is one of the more popular on the market and is ideal whether you are just starting up or you’re an experienced aquarist. Knowing the parameters of your aquarium water is vital to keeping your fish healthy, so a good testing kit is vital.

That being said, it’s equally as important to know how to use it correctly so that you can determine accurate results and be sure on what state your water is in.

Knowing the parameters of your water is often overlooked, but it is really important, particularly when starting a new aquarium. A water testing kit is vital to inform you when your aquarium is cycled and ready for fish.

Overlooking and not testing the water means you may end up dropping fish into water that is poisonous to them, which isn’t good for the fish and will cause some damage to your wallet when you’re soon back at the shop buying more fish to replace them.

The API master test kit is so popular because it tests for everything you need to know in your aquarium water and is accurate. This means that you can be confident that your aquatic friends are happy and healthy.

So, water testing is really important, so is knowing what those tests mean.

Below is a quick video guide from KaveMan Aquatics which is really handy if you haven’t used the API master test kit before, or if you’re not sure that you’re using it right. Kev covers step by step on how to test each water parameter including, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and pH.



Here is the video description from KaveMan Aquatics:

Using the API Freshwater Aquarium Master Test Kit is simple. We can test for Ammonia, Nitrite, and Nitrate levels in the water along with PH levels of your water.

Your API freshwater master test kit is easy to measure and read your results. API freshwater master test kit directions can be difficult to read and understand. We will break down the step by step procedure to achieve accurate results.

Pro-Tip… Having crystal clear and clean looking water DOES NOT mean your water is healthy for your fish. The only way to determine that is by testing your water. Testing is a must in the fish keeping hobby. You can not control what is not measured!


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