Marine Aquarium Acronyms: RO/DI Defined

As most marine aquarists will tell you—and as we point out frequently here at Saltwater Smarts—using purified source water for initial aquarium fill-ups, partial water changes, and freshwater top-offs is essential to maintaining the best possible water quality in a…

Lamotte Tracer Pocket tester 1766, does everything including your kitchen sink

I’m sitting here looking at my handheld pocket TDS meter and then looking at this new product from Lamotte, and I need to be really honest. I want this new Lamotte pocket tester. Having a handheld pocket meter that “just”…

HM Digital TDS Controller is complete overkill, still want

It’s no secret that one of the many factors in contributing to a successful reef tank is having pristine water, although some might disagree, generally that still holds true. The extended range TDS controller from HM Digital is a reef…