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    Newbie testing

    Extreme newbie question. Do I need to shut the pump off before I test the water?
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    Re: Newbie testing

    No. Ideally the pump should be running for at least 30 minutes before you take a sample for testing.
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    Re: Newbie testing

    ok. Thank you. Now that you said that, I remember reading that before
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