Hach FF-1A Freshwater Aquaculture Test Kit

This kit utilizes drop count titration and color disc methods to deliver the fast, accurate results for fish production.

Features

  • Clear instructions for measuring common aquaculture/fish farming parameters
  • Simple, accurate methods
  • Includes convenient carrying case for portability
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Hach FF-1A Freshwater Aquaculture Test Kit243002 Freshwater aquaculture test kit, FF-1A
$371.00
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Hach FF-1A Freshwater Aquaculture Test Kit
243002
Freshwater aquaculture test kit, FF-1A
Drop ships from manufacturer
$371.00

Maintaining good water quality is essential for profitable fish production. In many cases, availability and cost of "crop" insurance is directly related to testing programs. This kit utilizes drop count titration and color disc methods to deliver the fast, accurate results you need.

  • Titration Methods:
    Alkalinity (0–100, 0–400 mg/L CaCO3)
    Carbon dioxide (0–100 mg/L CO2)
    Chloride (0–150, 0–600 mg/L Cl–)
    Dissolved oxygen (0–4, 0–20 mg/L O2)
    Hardness, total (0–342 mg/L CaCO3)
  • Color Disk Methods:
    Ammonia (0–3.0 NH3–N)
    Nitrite (0–0.4 mg/L NO2–N)
    pH (4–10 pH units)
  • Observation Method:
    Supersaturation: (Qualitative)
Includes seventeen reagents, one measuring tube, clippers, one color comparator box, one BOD bottle, one mixing bottle, one dropper, two plastic tubes, three color discs, one thermometer, instructions, and a carrying case.
Questions & Answers
Do you offer a reagent refill kit?

We do not offer a refill kit, however, refill reagents are available individually under the Accessories tab.

What are the 9 basic water quality parameters that can be measured by this kit?

The Hach Freshwater Aquaculture test kit measures for ammonia, nitrite, pH, temperature, alkalinity, carbon dioxide, chloride, dissolved oxygen and hardness.

When testing for Ammonia, my sample has a slight yellow color. Is my sample contaminated?

No, the Nessler reagent gives even pure water a slight yellow color. This small color is negligible unless measuring a small amount of Ammonia. When measuring a small amount, add 3 drops of reagent to 5mL of ammonia-free water to use instead of the untreated sample in the left top opening.

When testing for carbon dioxide, what is the ratio between carbon dioxide and Sodium Hydroxide drops?

Each drop of Sodium Hydroxide Standard Solution is equivalent to 5mg/L of Carbon Dioxide.

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