JBL CO2-pH Permanent Test
Permanent test for the determination of the acidity/carbon dioxide content

There are successor products for this item:
PROAQUATEST CO2-pH Permanent
  • Simple and reliable monitoring of the water values in aquariums. Permanent direct measurement of the optimal pH value and carbon dioxide content for freshwater aquariums.
  • Permanent test to monitor fertilisation: add reagent to permanent test device and attach with suction cups to the aquarium pane. Compare reagent colour with colour scale label and read value
  • Indication of pH value (6.4 – 7.8) and CO2 content
  • Online Laboratory: regular control for a healthy aquarium with conditions close to nature. JBL has water tests in the form of quick tests or colour change tests for every water analysis. Testing aquarium water for healthy, clear water
  • Package content: 1 permanent test, Test-Set CO2 Permanent incl. permanent test, 2 reagents and adhesive colour chart. Refill reagent and indicators available separately
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JBL CO2-pH Permanent test kit

Art. no.:
2545300
EAN Code:
4014162254535
Content:
9-12 Mon
Volume packaging:
0.7 l
Gross weight:
95 g
Net weight:
51 g
Weight factor:
0
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
42/175/105
This product is unfortunately no longer available

JBL CO₂/pH Permanent reagent

Art. no.:
2539300
EAN Code:
4014162253934
Content:
refill
Volume packaging:
0.45 l
Gross weight:
46 g
Net weight:
20 g
Weight factor:
1000
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
30/140/107
FAQ
Where can I find the record sheets for the documentation of my water analysis?

Have you lost your record sheets, already filled them all in or do you need them in another language?
With the following links you can quickly and easily print out your new record sheets with recommendations for the individual parameters at home and document the water analyses.
deutsch: https://www.jbl.de/?lang=de&mod=files&func=show&id=11164
English: https://www.jbl.de/?lang=en&mod=files&func=show&id=11164
französisch: https://www.jbl.de/?lang=fr&mod=files&func=show&id=11164
niederländisch: https://www.jbl.de/?lang=nl&mod=files&func=show&id=11164

How do I properly open/close the CO2/pH permanent test diffuser?

To open the CO2/pH permanent test diffuser (angled model with black stand) just pull at the transparent cover with a sharp tug. The lid fits very tightly to prevent the diffuser liquid from leaking into the aquarium. To easily close the CO2/pH permanent test 2 diffuser (round model with white back) we recommend lubricating the seals with JBL SiliconeSpray. It is advisable to attach the lid in a tilted position and to press firmly against the bottom for 3-5 seconds to make sure that the rubber seal slips inside. Otherwise you can repeatedly press in “pumping strokes”. This ensures that the seal does not slip off and the diffuser liquid does not escape into the aquarium.
Both instructions apply to all batches manufactured until 10/2016. Subsequent models are provided with a modification which reduces the described effect if problems occur.

Despite CO2 fertilisation the indicator remains blue

No CO2 is generated when fertilising with so-called liquid carbon. Therefore the test is not able to indicate CO2, which means that the indicator always remains blue! If you add CO2 in gas form you need to increase the amount or the duration.

JBL CO₂/pH-Permanent: Does ozone affect or distort the measuring of the CO2 permanent test?

Depending of the dosage it is quite possible that the ozone attacks the indicator of the CO2 permanent test and “oxidizes”. A reasonable continuous measurement of CO2 is then not possible with this method.

Is the fluid of the JBL CO₂/pH-Permanent Test harmful to the tank inhabitants if some of it gets into the water ?

The fluid itself with the colour indicator is not harmful in any way with the high dilution in the tank and, in addition, it decomposes very quickly.

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Blog (opinions & experiences)

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Press

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Terraristik-Tierärzte informieren sich über JBL Wassertests

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Laboratories and calculators

Water Analysis Online Laboratory

Enter your water parameters and get an in-depth analysis of your values in a matter of seconds. You enter your water values – and we analyse! Here you have the opportunity to enter the measured water values directly into the JBL Online Laboratory. This will analyse your values and explain and submit corrective measures.
Reference guide (Themeworld)

Plant growth

Are your aquarium plants growing as well you want? Here’s how to achieve perfect plant growth

Diseases

Recognising and treating fish and invertebrate diseases

Deficiency symptoms

Here’s how to prevent deficiency symptoms in fish and plants

Algae control

Here’s how to combat algae successfully and lastingly.

Testing water

Testing water – the most important step to understanding your aquarium. Why is water testing necessary?

Plant care

What maintenance measures do your aquarium plants need?

Daily care

How much daily or weekly care is involved? What are the basic maintenance measures for your aquarium?

Fish breeding in aquariums

Would you also like to breed your fish? What do you have to consider when breeding?

CO2

Why is CO2 so important for plant care? What benefits does CO2 fertilisation provide?

Fertilising

Why do aquarium plants need to be fertilised?

Plant species

Which plant species suit your aquarium? What demands do the individual species have?

Water tests

What water tests are available? How do water tests work? How do you test properly?

Water values

Which water tests are important? How can you achieve perfect water values?

Installation technical items

How and where in the aquarium do you fix and install technical items? Tips and tricks for the installation of all technical aquarium products

Plants

Which aquarium plants are best? What’s the best way to plant them?

CO2 plant fertilisation

How important is CO2 plant fertilisation? Why do your plants need additional CO2? How does a CO2 system work?

Biotope (habitat) aquarium types

A real piece of the Amazon or, with the Congo, a piece of the heart of Africa. A habitat (biotope) aquarium is a challenge. Can you emulate nature?

Aquascaping aquarium type JBL Dreamscape®

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Testing water

Water can look crystal clear and still contain a deadly poison such as arsenic. Unfortunately we are unable to assess the quality of the pond water by looking at it.

Fish care

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