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Auction 24 - API Master Freshwater Test Kit and Salinity Refractometer

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  1. Craig

    Craig Founding Member/Administrator/Public Officer
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    :amazingamazon: Thanks to the kindness and generosity of our major sponsor Paul, and Amazing Amazon, we are able to offer you these products!

    Up for auction is an API Master Freshwater Test Kit and Salinity Refractometer



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    API Master Freshwater Test Kit
    This kit tests tap water and aquarium water for five different parameters that affect the health of freshwater fish: pH, High Range pH, Ammonia, Nitrite and Nitrate. Highly accurate and economical. Unique, transparent dome allows clear view of contents. Includes all tests required to test the nitrogen cycle. Kit includes computer-calibrated and laminated colour cards, 4 glass test tubes and holding tray. Also contains complete, step-by-step instruction booklet, including information on how to correct unsafe water conditions. Compact and easy to store. Over 800 tests.
    The in store price is $58.95 + delivery


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    Salinity Refractometer
    Salinity Refractometer is designed for testing the concentration of salt water in Salt Water Marine Tanks and can also be used to check salt levels in brackish water tanks and turtle tanks. Its scale enables the direct determination of salinity in water that contains dissolved salt and little or no other dissolved solids.
    Equipped with a scale measurement that provides direct reading and strong protective case.
    Determines the amount of dissolved salt and dissolved solids
    -Approved by strict quality and safety standards
    -Durable and built to last long
    -Heavy-duty and lightweight with its aluminium construction
    -Easy to focus and calibrate
    -Accurate testing results guaranteed
    -Extremely easy-to-use and calibrate

    Specifications:
    Measuring Ranges: 0-100 ppt of NaCl and 1.000 to 1.070 Specific Gravity (0-10%)
    Divisions:1 ppt / 0.001 Specific Gravity
    Accuracy:±1 ppt / 0.001 Specific Gravity (±0.10%)
    Length: 170 mm
    Weight:240g

    The online price is $59.95 + delivery

    Recommended levels:
    Freshwater Australian Turtles at salt rate 5g per Litre
    1.006 at 26 Celsius
    1.005 at 24 Celsius
    1.004 at 22 Celsius




    Includes FREE Delivery anywhere in Australia


    The auction will start from now at $40.00 and must increase by at least $5 increments.

    The auction will end on FRIDAY 21st March at 6.00pm AEST, 6:30pm Adelaide DST or 7.00pm ADST sharp.


    A special thank you to Paul and Amazing Amazon for offering these awesome lighting products

    Thank you and happy bidding!

    The winning bidder is requested to deposit the money into the account below via internet banking or over the counter at any Westpac branch.

    Westpac Bank, Tewantin QLD
    Account Name: AFT
    BSB: 034-219
    Acc#:322843

    This Auction is open to all members, moderators and administrators of AFT. :aft:
     
  2. Marianne.Masters

    Marianne.Masters Hatchling Turtle

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    I'll start at $50
     
  3. AMAZING AMAZON

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  4. Craig

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    C'mon folks, this auction is now worth over $118.00 !
     
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    $65
     
  8. TheyAreDudes.

    TheyAreDudes. Senior Turtle

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    $70.

    Surely there are some beginner keepers out there who desperately need a master test kit and a salt tester?
     
  9. AMAZING AMAZON

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    We reckon every turtle keeper should have this as a must. Unfortunately the odds would be closer to 5% of keepers that would actually have anything like this.
    Paul
     
  10. Deb

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    $75
     
  11. TheyAreDudes.

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    And that is so, so true. How many members do we ask "What is your water chemistry?"....and all we're met with are blanks. This is a GREAT test kit, and with the added refractometer which so many keepers (including myself) think we don't need....until we suddenly, dreadfully, realise that we do!
     
  12. AMAZING AMAZON

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    Most common saying "My water is perfect" and when you then ask "What are you keeping your pH at?" the answer is either "not sure my partner tests the water" or "In the correct range around 7.0". If you ask about Ammonia, Nitrite, Salt level....... you can sense their head spinning on the other end of the phone. 95% of people think that if their water is clear it must be good or if their other turtle is fine all must be good!
     
  13. Angela

    Angela Sub-Adult Turtle

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    How long does a API Master Freshwater Test Kit last testing the water at least once a week as I have just bought one and I know the test kit has an expiry date on it? Don't want to buy another and have them both expire.

    Thanks
     
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    Expiry on the current stock is 2018 so you will be fine.
     
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    The test kit I bought last month expires 2018 as well will I go through 2 test kits in 4 years, sorry if the question is silly but I don't know how many tests you can do with one kit. :)
     
  16. shortymad1

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    $90 is my bid.
     
  17. Craig

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    :fireworks: :congrats: shortymad1.

    Thank you to everyone who entered this auction.

    A special thanks to Paul and :amazingamazon: for donating so many awesome items for :aft: to auction! :thankyou: