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Sera Test Nitrate NO3





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Test for Nitrate (NO3)

Nitrate (NO3) is an indicator for severe organic pollution.
The source of this organic pollution should be eliminated, a partial water change provides immediate help

Sufficient for approx. 60 measurements.

Monitor nitrate easily, quickly and reliably with the sera nitrate-Test kit.
Algae thrive whereas fish and plants become stunted if the nitrate level is above 50 mg/l.

Directions for use:

Shake reagent bottle well before using!
Do not allow tested water to contact aquarium or pond water!

  1. Rinse the measurement vial several times with the water to be tested, then fill to the 10 ml mark.
  2. Add 6 drops reagent 1 and shake the vial until the liquid is evenly distributed.
  3. Add 6 drops reagent 2 and shake the vial until the liquid is evenly distributed.
  4. Add one measurement spoon (red) reagent 3 into vial.
  5. Close with the cover and shake vigorously for precisely 15 seconds.
  6. Open the vial and add 6 drops reagent 4. Shake the vial until the liquid is evenly distributed.
  7. Compare the colours after 5 minutes : Place the vial in the colour chart and compare the colours from a position above under natural daylight. Avoid direct sunlight.
  8. Cleaning: Clean the vial thoroughly with tap water before and after each test.  Close reagent bottles immediately after use and do not exchange caps.

Store at room temperature and away from light.
Keep locked up and out of the reach of children.
For testing ornamental fish aquariums and pond water only.