Open Source Nitrate test kit is a great chemistry learning tool

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how our chemistry test kits really work, from the inside out, you could consider building your own Nitrate test kit thanks to a new open source project by Joshua Pearce. The guidelines for this…

JBL Proscan is the brilliant union of chemistry and technology

The JBL ProScan system is a new approach to testing and logging aquarium water chemistry that unites something really old, with something really new. With the use of the JBL ProScan App, you can use the phone’s built in camera…

Tropic Marin Carbocalcium, Liquid Buffer and new test kit for your hardness and pH needs

We continue to share some of the new products Tropic Marin has rolled our recently and we are now focusing on Tropic Marin Carbocalcium and Tropic Marin Liquid Buffer to address issues with your pH, calcium and carbonate hardness. Carbocalcium…

Nyos Reefer line of high value test kits

Nyos is a budding full line marine aquarium company which this week is making news with a new line of test kits called Reefer. The Reefer line of marine aquarium test kits include calcium, alkalinity, nitrate, phosphate and magnesium and…

A Closer Peek at Marine Aquarium pH

One of the many important water parameters marine aquarium hobbyists must routinely monitor is pH. But what exactly is pH, what should the level be in a saltwater aquarium, what does an incorrect pH level tell us, and what’s the…

Oceanlife’s new aquarium potassium test kit (k)

Today we talk about the new test of Potassium by Oceanlife just introduced on the market. As you can see from the picture the test is composed, as usual, from a box of generous dimensions that contains the folding carton…

SeaTest Control System is a game changer for fish tank water testing

The SeaTest Control System from Aquarium Systems France is an extremely novel device which is about to change the way aquarium water is tested, without really changing anything at all. Blending the best of the old and the new, the…

Oceanlife’s new aquarium carbonates test kit (kh)

A few weeks ago Oceanlife presented it’s new aquarium test kit line and we have been highlighting these kits here on Reef Builders. Today we will speak more in depth about the carbonates test kit (Kh). As you can see…

Oceanlife presents his new aquarium Nitrates test kit

Some weeks ago Oceanlife presented his new test kit line. We have just seen the nitrites test kit, and now we take a look at Oceanlife Aqua Test Nitrates. As you can see from the picture the test is composed of…

Oceanlife presents their new aquarium Nitrite test kit

Please welcome our newest writer Danilo Ronchi, an Italian reefer who’s an old salt when it comes to writing about marine aquariums.  Some weeks ago Oceanlife presented his new test kit line which we’ll introduce today as the Oceanlife Aqua…