Pool store testing and test strips will not be adequate if you want to learn and practice TFPC. We ardently teach that you do your own testing and that you possess the all-important FAS/DPD test.
Videos showing the tests performed can be found HERE.
|Taylor K-2006 /
|Taylor K-2006C3||LaMotte 70223|
|Chlorine FAS/DPD||~35 tests||~25 tests||~70 tests||~70 tests||~70 tests|
|Combined Chloramines||~100 tests||~100 tests||~100 tests||~100 tests||~100 tests|
|Chlorine OTO||NO||NO||~100 tests4||NO||NO|
|pH Test||NO||~100 tests||~100 tests||~100 tests||~144 tests|
|Total Alkalinity||~70 tests||~50 tests||~70 tests||~144 tests||~70 tests|
|Cyanuric Acid||~3 tests||~8 tests||~16 tests||~8 tests||~100 tests|
|Calcium Hardness||~36 tests||~50 tests||~36 tests||~144 tests||~70 tests|
|CYA Standard (50ppm)||No||No||~2 tests4||No||No|
|Warranty||12 months||12 months||12 months||12 months||12 months|
|Internet Price||$45||Roughly $58-65||$70||Roughly $80-100||Roughly $120|
1 If you already purchased a Taylor K-2005 or Leslie's 81330 DPD test kit, the FAS/DPD test can be bought separately to give you the equivalent of the recommended test kits.
2 The TFTestkits use Taylor reagents....the reagent numbers are interchangeable.
3 The 2006C and LaMotte are geared towards VERY frequent testing (commercial) and contain more reagent than you will probably need, but you should consider them if you REALLY like to test a lot.
4 Only the TF-100 contains the very handy OTO chlorine test and the 50ppm CYA Standard.
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