Test kits

The Best Water Testing Kits For Saltwater Aquariums – Reef Builders Gear Guide

Water testing kits are the foundation of a healthy marine aquarium after all you can’t just look at the water and know what’s going on. Maintaining stable water parameters is the key for fish and corals to thrive, and the…

Important Water Parameters For Keeping A Saltwater Aquarium

Healthy water equals healthy fish and coral, but how do you know what’s best? Water quality is a fundamental aquarium skill, and understanding how to read and decipher water tests can clue us in on problems. The first parameters you…

Royal Nature Advanced Multi Marine Lab lets you feel like a mad scientist

One thing we always liked about premium test kits was having everything all in one place and the feeling like you’re going to be doing some serious “mad scientist” work when testing your parameters. It has been a while since…

Beginners Guide To ‘Cycling’ A Saltwater Aquarium

Nitrogen Cycle For Saltwater Aquariums No we don’t mean strapping your tank to a bike and taking it for a spin! Cycling your saltwater aquarium is a critical process all aquariums must endure before they are ready to be populated with…

Basic Water Testing—Nitrates And Phosphates

Water Testing Testing your water isn’t the most exciting part of reefkeeing, but it is an important weekly ritual. Without water testing, it is difficult to know what’s happening in your aquarium and what corrections you can make to create…

Saltwater Aquarium Maintenance: Water Testing and Reef Parameters

Aquarium Maintenance Water testing can be one of the more timely aspects of maintenance, but without testing, it’s difficult to know what’s going on inside your tank. Every time you test your water is a chance to correct any imbalances in…

New Royal Nature Test Kits for Nitrite, Nitrate and Phosphates

Having found success when Royal Nature launched its first test kits back at Zoomark in May, the company had unveiled three more test kits check your nitrite, nitrate and phosphates levels. All three test kits are designed to be easy to…

Putting Aquarium Water Parameters to the Test

It’s crucial to keep tabs on several key aspects of water chemistry if you want to succeed with a saltwater aquarium. That means you’ll have to develop the habit of testing certain parameters on a routine basis. But that doesn’t…

Royal Nature test kits launching at Zoomark

Royal Nature is adding to its product line with three professional-grade test kits for magnesium, calcium and alkalinity this month at Zoomark 2013 in Blogona, Italy. Keeping the tests user friendly was a big concern for Royal Nature and the…

Coral-Shop aquarium products now officially available in North America via Finsreef

For the last couple of years we’ve covered the unique Coral-Shop products from across the pond first as a curious line of balling and seawater chemistry management solutions. However, as of this week the Sol additives and Profitower dosing pump…