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    Saltwater test kit

    I have the TF 100 test kit now and recently changed over to a SWCG. Can I still use this kit to test the water levels ?? Thx
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    Re: Saltwater test kit

    Yes, you still need your TF100 to test your standard chem levels, but I added a Taylor #1776 (I believe?) Salt test kit to mine too. Its a drop method to determine salt levels separate from the TF-100 kit. I started with this test kit so know nothing about the salt test strips, but others here can advise you on them. One doesn't normally need to test salt levels often.
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    Re: Saltwater test kit

    Yes of course! It cannot test for salt though. Like skippy, I also use the 1766 kit for testing salt level.

    EDIT to Add. - the drop based test kit rocks! Its very handy.

    Quote Originally Posted by Donny View Post
    I have the TF 100 test kit now and recently changed over to a SWCG. Can I still use this kit to test the water levels ?? Thx
    Divin Dave,
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    Re: Saltwater test kit

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    Re: Saltwater test kit

    Just to clarify in case the OP does a Google search the Taylor Salt test kit is the K 1766 not K 1776.
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    Re: Saltwater test kit

    Thank you everyone!
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