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Hach Saltwater Aquaculture Test Kit

Hach Saltwater Aquaculture Test Kit

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Hach's newest aquacultural analysis package, the Hach Saltwater Aquaculture Test Kit, is designed to meet the demands of specialized saltwater applications.

Features

  • The digital titrator is a compact, accurate dispensing unit that replaces a buret
  • Color disc features a continuous-gradient color wheel for fast, accurate comparisons
  • All tests are stored in rugged carrying case
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Aquaculture has developed into a highly sophisticated field that uses scientific techniques to maintain the water where marine plants and animals live. The ability to optimize parameters affecting water quality is important for efficient production, and sensitive and accurate testing methods are essential.

The Hach saltwater aquaculture test kit is designed to meet this need. The kit includes chemicals and apparatus for the determination of 10 important water parameters and a rugged, armored thermometer for temperature readings. Packaged in a durable, portable case, the kit is well-suited for measurements in the field.

Acidity, alkalinity, carbon dioxide, dissolved oxygen, hardness, and salinity tests are conducted with the Digital Titrator - a compact, accurate dispensing unit that replaces a buret. Ammonia nitrogen, nitrite-nitrogen, and pH determinations are colorimetric tests. Results are obtained by matching the developed color of the sample to a pre-calibrated color disc.

With the Hach saltwater aquaculture test kit, the analyst can obtain the data necessary for making the right management decisions.

What's Included:
  • (24) Reagents
  • (1) Flask
  • (1) Graduated Cylinder
  • (1) Color Comparator Box
  • (3) Color Discs
  • (1) Vial
  • (1) Delivery Tube
  • (1) Syringe
  • (2) Plastic Tubes
  • (1) BOD Bottle
  • (1) Thermometer
  • (1) Digital Titrator
  • (1) Manual
  • (1) Carrying Case
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Hach Saltwater Aquaculture Test Kit 243003 Saltwater aquaculture test kit, FF-3
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How do I determine the indicator color at the total alkalinity end point?
Mix the contents of one pH Buffer Powder Pillow of the desired pH with 50 mL of deionized water in a 250-mL Erlenmeyer flask and add one Bromcresol Green-Methyl Red Power Pillow. Use this color as a reference when titrating samples.
Why am I getting high readings when testing for Ammonia?
If the test yields unexpectedly high readings, the glassware may be contaminated. If contamination is suspected, continue the test procedure then rinse the tubes with the water to be analyzed and run the test again. This will allow the test reagents to clean the tubes and eliminate any contamination. Comparing the results of the two analyses should indicate if any interference was present.

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