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API Pond 5-IN-1 Test Strips, 25 count

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Description

Get a fast, accurate reading of your pond’s water condition with API's Pond 5-IN-1 Test Strips. Routine pond maintenance is the key to keeping the water condition as close to your finned friends' natural habitat as possible. Safe for both freshwater and saltwater, these strips measure pH, nitrite, nitrate, carbonate hardness and general hardness with a single strip. With distinct color variation on the strips, the results are easy to read. And there’s no need for separate test vials—just dip a strip into the water and use the precise color charts to determine each level. A special liner inside the container keeps the test strips dry until they are ready to be used.

Key Benefits
  • Measures pH, nitrite (NO2), nitrate (NO3), carbonate hardness (KH) and general hardness (GH)
  • The stay-dry tube helps keep the test strips from getting wet.
  • Delivers fast and accurate results with precise color charts that are easy to read.
  • Simply dip a strip into the water and use the precise color charts to determine each level.
  • Each kit includes 25 test strips for routine pond maintenance.
What's Included

Test strips, easy-to-read instructions, information on how to correct unsafe water conditions.

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  • Item Number
    104379
  • Aquarium Type
    Pond
  • Fish Type
    Tropical Freshwater, Betta, Cichlid, Goldfish, Marine Fish, Koi & Pond Fish
Instructions

Testing Instructions:

  1. Dip strip directly into pond.
  2. SWIRL 2 TIMES.
  3. Remove horizontally with pads facing up.
  4. DO NOT SHAKE OFF EXCESS WATER.
  5. Compare to the color chart on the tube.
  6. Starting with the pad closest to your hand, immediately read General Hardness (GH) and Carbonate Hardness (KH).
  7. Wait 30 seconds, and then read pH, Nitrite (NO2) and Nitrate (NO3).

Testing Tips:

  1. Keep wet fingers out of the tube.
  2. Close tube tightly after removing strip.
  3. Store in a cool, dry place.
  4. For best results, read in well-lit area.

Solutions for a Healthier Pond

If you want your pond to thrive, you can trust API to deliver everything you need—not just to get started, but to keep your fish healthy and active year-round. With reliable water test kits, fish medications and water conditioners, they make it much easier to maintain your fish pond so you can enjoy the tranquil ambiance it brings to your backyard landscape.

Solutions for a Healthier Pond
First-Rate Water Treatments

First-Rate Water Treatments

Maintaining the perfect pond in your outdoor oasis is a much easier task with API's water conditioners and algaecides. They've taken out the guesswork with proven treatments that keep everything in perfect balance. Pond Stress Coat protects your beautiful Koi and Goldfish, while Pond Algaefix helps control algae growth. With the help of Pond ACCU-Clear and Chlorine & Heavy Metal Neutralizer, the water will stay clear and safe for your fish.

Keeping the Balance

Regular water testing will keep your pond serene and picturesque, with fish that are active and lively. The Pond Master Test Kit measures the most important levels, including pH, ammonia, nitrite and phosphates. It's good for routine pond care and for diagnosing and solving any water quality issues. For fast and easy testing without having to use a separate test vial, try the 5-in-1 Pond Test Strips that come with precise color-matching charts.

Keeping the Balance
Problem-Solving Medications

Problem-Solving Medications

The fish in your pond can get sick, too, and if they do, you'll want to be ready to fix the problem as soon as you can. Pond Melafix is an all-natural, fast-acting remedy that works rapidly to treat bacterial infections, and it's safe for snails, plants and other pond dwellers. To keep your fish swimming strong, add Pond Salt to improve gill function, replenish electrolytes and reduce stress.

About API

About API

Through extensive and continuous research and development, API created quality products for all levels of fishkeeping. As people who are passionate about fish care, they understand the rewards of keeping up a successful pond or aquarium. With easy-to-read guides and premium treatments, foods, filters and testing equipment, API helps aquarists establish and maintain an environment where fish can flourish.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Not easy to understand

    By Littlebear on Jun 20, 2020

    This product is good but not easy to understand the scale and what you need to correct the water problem. The instructions are vague and not very helpful.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Simple as pie!

    By Karen on Jun 11, 2020

    Very easy to use. I wish I had discovered them years ago!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Pond Water Tester

    By Sande on May 6, 2019

    Found the strips to be simply to use and accurate !

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    easy to use

    By 440Farmer on Nov 8, 2018

    This test kit is easy to use. ant seems to cover all basses as far as pond tests.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Quick and Easy Test

    By Halfpint63 on Jun 4, 2018 top500Contributor

    I wanted to try the Pond Test Strips in conjunction with the API Pond Test Kit to compare the results. SPOT ON READINGS for PH and Nitrites with Nitrate, KH & GH testing that the Kit didn't have. So between both I can rest assured that my water parameters are Exactly where they need to be for MY FINBABY'S!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to use!!

    By CRAZYCATLADY on Oct 5, 2018

    A quick test for Pond water quality!!!! Fast & Easy!!!

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