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Old 09/16/2018, 09:30 AM   #1
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red sea refractometer calibration bolt stuck

so I can not calibrate my refractometer as somehow its stuck and won't move, it was fine last week and now it won't budge. Anything i can do so I can make my water for my water change?


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Old 09/16/2018, 10:38 AM   #2
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I'd hold off until you can get another refractometer. Fwiw the Red Sea version may be the worst one out there. I'd order the one BRS has, it's pretty good.


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Old 09/16/2018, 11:34 AM   #3
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I'd hold off until you can get another refractometer. Fwiw the Red Sea version may be the worst one out there. I'd order the one BRS has, it's pretty good.
+1 toss it


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Old 09/16/2018, 07:12 PM   #4
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I was thinking about a digital one anyone have one?


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Old 09/16/2018, 07:38 PM   #5
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sure you can have mine


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Old 09/16/2018, 11:13 PM   #6
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The Milwaukee digital one is worth every penny


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Old 09/17/2018, 06:19 PM   #7
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Thats the one I like


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Old 09/18/2018, 07:21 AM   #8
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Use a 35ppt calibration solution.

See what the refractometer reads.

Add/subtract whatever that offset is on future readings.


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Old 09/18/2018, 03:24 PM   #9
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the redsea like everyone has said is a piece of garbage. I have the BRS one and then the Milwaukee digital one and love it


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