The 7 Best Aquarium Test Kits

Editor's Choices
Top 7 Aquarium Test Kits

7. Nutrafin Phosphate

  • Base keeps everything upright
  • Includes a pipette
  • Test tube cap can leak

6. Red Sea Reef Foundation Pro

  • Protective hard-shelled case
  • Helps with proper supplement dosing
  • Time-consuming option

5. Seachem Multi Test Copper

  • Reference test for validation
  • For salt and fresh water
  • Rather complicated to use

4. Tetra Easy Strips

  • Results in one minute
  • Color guide hidden under the label
  • No salinity test included

3. Salifert Combo

  • Sharp contrasting color changes
  • Detects small variations
  • Included syringe is cheap

2. Red Sea Marine Care

  • Comes with a storage case
  • Simple clear instructions
  • Highly consistent readings

1. API Freshwater Master Kit

  • Includes 4 glass test tubes
  • Also available for saltwater tanks
  • Laminated reference chart

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