I have always been very impressed with API products and the API Freshwater Master Test Kit is another knock out product.
This kit will give you all the information you need to know about your water quality. This kit tests tap water and aquarium water for five different parameters that affect the health of freshwater fish: pH, High Range pH, Ammonia, Nitrite and Nitrate. Highly accurate and economical. Unique, transparent dome allows clear view of contents.
I have been using this type of test kit for many years and has made me realise how amazing it is, I’ve tried the test strips, don’t get me wrong they are good but they don’t give you the accurate reading which all us die hard hobbyists are looking for. With the API Master test kit, it’s very easy to use and the instructions are easy and simple to read. So for any beginner its easy, which when you first start to think about testing your water it seems like it could become very tricky and confusing.
Believe it or not it is not very messy and all the tests are very straight forward to do which keeps things simple and easy to follow. You get many helpful things within the kit to help you along the way one of these items is a results chart where you can jot all your results down and then it gives you an indication over the months how your waters been, the other things which you get are your test tubes (with caps), a handy little test tube rack, a water proof tray, test solutions, waterproof colour charts and a helpful guide booklet which helps you through every step of testing your water.
The 5 different tests which this handy little kit tests for are freshwater pH, high range pH, ammonia (Salicylate), nitrite and nitrate. You do these tests by placing the correct amount of water within the test tube mixing the correct solutions which then give change the colour of the water.
The results are shown by easy to read colours, you get cards within your kit which shows you what’s in your water. All you have to do is place the card next to the test tube to indicate which part of the chart its on.
One of the best freshwater test kits on the market at the moment and has been for a long time.