606131

YSI 6131 Blue-Green Algae Sensor

YSI 6131 Blue-Green Algae Sensor

Description

The YSI 6131 blue-green algae sensor monitors algal populations at natural levels in freshwater, providing an early warning for bloom conditions.

Features

  • YSI 6131 BGA Sensor is designed for freshwater (phycocyanin) environments
  • Optimized for excellent sensitivity for monitoring algal populations at natural levels
  • Insensitive to potential interferences including chlorophyll, turbidity, and dissolved organics
List Price
$$$$$
Your Price
Get Quote

Usually ships in 3-5 days
Shipping Information
Return Policy
Why Buy From Fondriest?

Details

Blue-green algae (a. k. a. cyanobacteria) monitoring is of growing interest due to the problems some species can present through the production of toxins and compounds that deteriorate the quality of drinking water and through the formation of blooms. Blue-green algae are of interest for ecosystem studies and monitoring as well, where they may represent the most abundant primary producer. Click on the YSI 6131 Spec Sheet above to learn more about the blue-green algae sensor methodology.

The YSI 6131 blue-green algae sensor is fully compatible with all YSI 6-series sondes equipped with optical ports. YSI's optical sensors use an integrated wiping system to provide anti-fouling in the most hostile environments. Durable mechanical features include a non-corroding titanium wiper shaft, replaceable wiper shaft seal, and a new switch controlled wiper parking system to prevent mis-parking.
Notable Specifications:
  • Range: ~0 to 280,000 cells/mL; 0 to 100 RFU
  • Detection Limit: ~220 cells/mL
  • Resolution: 1 cell/mL; 0.1 RFU
  • Linearity: R2> 0.9999
  • Warranty: 2 years
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
YSI 6131 Blue-Green Algae Sensor 606131 6131 BGA (phycocyanin) sensor with self-cleaning wiper Usually ships in 3-5 days
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Bright Dyes Rhodamine WT Dye 106023-01P FWT 25 Rhodamine WT dye, 2.5% active ingredient, 1 pint
$29.95
In Stock
YSI 6144 Optical Wiper Pad Kit 606144 6144 optical probe wiper pad kit, 20 pack of wiper pad strips
$40.00
In Stock
YSI 6625 Optical Wiper Kit 606625 6625 optical wiper kit, 2 pack, for use with YSI 6150, 6136, 6131, & 6132 optical probes
$50.00
In Stock
YSI 600OMS V2 Optical Monitoring Sonde 600-01 600OMS V2 Sonde with temperature/conductivity sensor Usually ships in 3-5 days
YSI 6820 V2-2 Multi-Parameter Water Quality Sonde 6820V2-01 6820 V2-2 Sonde with temperature/conductivity sensor Usually ships in 3-5 days
YSI 6920 V2-2 Multi-Parameter Water Quality Sonde 6920V2-01 6920 V2-2 Sonde with temperature/conductivity sensor Usually ships in 3-5 days
YSI 6600 V2-4 Multi-Parameter Water Quality Sonde 6600V2-00 6600 V2-4 Sonde with temperature/conductivity sensor Usually ships in 3-5 days
Additional Product Information:

Questions & Answers

| Ask a Question
Does my sensor need to be cleaned after deployment?
After deployment, inspect for fouling and gently clean the sensor head. Wipers may need to be replaced depending on usage.
How long can I keep my Rhodamine WT dilution?
After diluting the Rhodamine WT solution, it should be used within 5 days.

Related Products

In The News

Ice Fishing With A SondeCAM Underwater Fishing Camera

Thinking of hitting the ice with a SondeCAM underwater fishing camera? Due to its rugged design, you won't have to worry about it handling the harsh elements. However there are a few simple tricks to get the most out of a FishSens SondeCAM while ice fishing. You won't have to do anything to modify the SondeCAM itself, but you are going to have to bring a few extra things. Most importantly we are going to need a power source. Unless you are hauling your gear with a truck, you'll want something more portable than the battery you used in the boat. Pick up an inexpensive and maintenance-free 12-volt, 9-amp battery. It is going to provide plenty of power, but will be much lighter and take up less space.

Read More

Size Them Up With A SondeCAM Underwater Fishing Camera

We've all felt the frustration of weeding through a school of dinks to catch a "keeper." Often the small fish outnumber the bigger ones and they are typically more aggressive. Sometimes there's no choice but to deal with it, as is often the case with open water fishing. However a frozen lake involves a vertical presentation and a stable platform, it's a perfect situation to pick and choose which fish you want. Once you locate a school and get set up it's time to start sizing them up with a FishSens SondeCAM underwater fishing camera. It can be mind-blowing just how big some of these schools of fish are and also how outnumbered fish of a desirable size can be.

Read More

In Ontario Lakes, Non-Native Bass Impact Native Fish

It’s no secret that anglers have been the means by which invasive species and non-native fish have spread to new water bodies in the past. Fishermen have even been known to transport some of their favorite fish to new areas on purpose so that they can catch them a little closer to home. And the results of those actions have not always been ideal. In Ontario, Canada, fishermen have taken non-native bass and stocked them into what were historically lakes dominated by brook and cutthroat trout. The actions have impacted ecosystems, but scientists have been unable to broadly study the effects because they didn’t have enough data. But that is no longer the case for some Ontario lakes, as a study from biologists at the University of Toronto shows.

Read More