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Easily test the ammonia level in your tank. Trusted by discerning reefers for years, Salifert Test Kits feature some of the easiest to read results available to each testing method. The Salifert Ammonia Test Kit contains 50 tests and can easily detect 0.5 ppm of total ammonia.
Why Test for Ammonia level in your water ?
Ammonia is an important level that should be tested regularly to test the effectiveness of your aquarium biological filter . It is even important during the initial tank setup and cycling of the tank to check if the cycling process has been completed. A high ammonia level is usually the first cause of fish dieing in an aquarium tank, thus it is important to always keep the level in check.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. NH3-2 contains mercury salts. If ingested seek immediate medical advise. Keep away from food and feed. Wash hands after using the NH3-2 reagent. Remove any spilled NH3-2 immediately with a tissue and afterwards with water.
If NH3-1 (is caustic) comes into contact with the eyes rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek immediately medical advice. If ingested seek immediate medical advise. If any reagent comes in contact with the skin rinse immediately with plenty of water.
1. Add with 5ml syringe 1 ml of water in the test vial.
2. Add 6 drops of NH3-1 (watch out caustic!) and swirl gently for 5 seconds.
3. Add 6 drops of NH3-2 (watch out contains Mercury salts, wash hands after use, keep away from food, see additional warning under the heading WARNING). Swirl gently for 5 seconds and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
4. Hold the test vital in front of you and look through the side of the test vial. Keep the color chart behind the test vial. Ensure that a white piece of the color chart is behind the liquid layer. The values on the color chart are in mg/L total ammonia (that is NH3 + NH4+).