Api Master Kit

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Prodriver86, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. P

    Prodriver86 New Member Member

    I know the test kit says to wait 5 min before reading your sample but is there anything wrong with waiting 20 30 or 60 mins on the test to develop for example will the colors change and read a different level also I find the colors to be more of a guessing game really
  2. -Mak-

    -Mak- Well Known Member Member

    Nothing wrong with that, I'm lazy and leave my test tubes out hours after using before washing them. They stay the same color, and usually I in fact get the correct reading after 1-2 minutes, 5 is just to make sure.
  3. RedLoredAmazon

    RedLoredAmazon Well Known Member Member

    Welcome to Fishlore! :) Mine starts to change colors some more so I know it's not that accurate. I'm just really impatient and don't like waiting more than 5 minutes for my tests to be done! :)
  4. OP

    Prodriver86 New Member Member

    Right just curious cause some days I wait the 5 other days I shake it up and get busy doing other things
  5. sheehanje

    sheehanje Valued Member Member

    The nitrate test always seems to darken more as time passes. None of the others seem to do that.

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