JBL pH Test 3.0-10.0
Quick test to determine the acidity in ponds as well as in freshwater and marine aquariums

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PROAQUATEST pH 3.10-10.0
  • Easy and reliable monitoring of the water values of aquariums and ponds. Determines the ideal pH values for freshwater and seawater
  • Quick test: fill plastic vial with sample water, add reagent, read value of the sample off colour chart
  • When to use: for setting up a new aquarium: daily for one week, afterwards weekly
  • Online Laboratory: regular control for a healthy aquarium/pond with natural conditions. 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
  • Contents: 1 refill pack for quick test, contents suffice for approx. 50 measurements, 1 reagent pH 3.0-10.0
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Healthy aquarium/healthy pond with conditions close to nature
The right water values are dependent on the fish stock and the plants in the aquarium/pond. Even if the water looks clear it can be contaminated. With bad values diseases or algae can appear in the aquarium/pond. To maintain a healthy aquarium/pond with conditions close to nature it is important to check and adapt the water values regularly.

For each water analysis JBL provides water tests in the form of quick tests or colour change tests. These determine a certain value or several values in one go. With these water tests you can recognise algae problems and negative nitrate, nitrite, potassium, magnesium values etc.

Why test?
The well-being of aquarium and pond dwellers and the growth of aquatic plants depend to a large extent on the pH level being kept as constant as possible. The pH level can also affect many substances dissolved in the water. Fluctuations in the pH level are definitely to be avoided.

JBL Online Laboratory
Regular control for a healthy aquarium/pond with conditions close to nature. Enter your water values into the JBL Online Laboratory and get an in-depth analysis of your values within seconds.

Recommended pH values:
Freshwater aquarium (community aquarium): 6.5-7.5
Lake Malawi/Lake Tanganyika aquarium: 7.8-9.2
Plant aquarium with few fish (aquascaping): 6.0-7.0
Marine aquarium: 7.9-8.5
Pond: 7.5-8.5

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JBL pH Test Kit 3.0-10.0

Art. no.:
2534200
EAN Code:
4014162253422
For:
50 Tests
Volume packaging:
0.3 l
Gross weight:
42 g
Net weight:
27 g
Weight factor:
1000
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
35/125/70 mm

Properties

Animal species: Terrapins, Tropical Terrapins, Turtles, Tetras, Barbels, Danionins, Livebearers, Cichlids - Small “Predators”, Cichlids - Algae Eaters, Cichlids - Large “Predators”, Labyrinth Fish, Goldfish, Veiltails, Catfish, Loaches, Blowfish, Spiny eels & Reedfish, Butterflyfish & Panchaxes, Killifish & Rainbowfish, Juvenile Fish, Silver arowana, Axolotl, Shrimps and dwarf crayfish, Discus fish, Marine fish, Corals, Crustaceans, Guppy, fighting fish, Flowerhorn cichlids, shrimps, cichlids: angelfish, discus, snails, molluscs
Animal size: For all animal sizes
Animal age group: All aquarium fish
Volume habitat: 80 tests
Material: Methyl red, bromo xylenol blue, o-cresolphthalein complexion, phenolphthalein ethanol, purified water
Colour: red
Dosage: 5 ml sample water, add 4 drops reagent, mix briefly and let stand for 3 minutes

Electronic label / illuminant

Mercury: No
Dimmable: No
Socket designation: 5 ml sample water, add 4 drops reagent, mix briefly and let stand for 3 minutes
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JBL pH 3,0-10,0 Reagens

Art. no.:
2534300
EAN Code:
4014162253439
For:
Volume packaging:
0.45 l
Gross weight:
27 g
Net weight:
10 g
Weight factor:
1000
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
30/140/107 mm

Properties

Animal species: Terrapins, Tropical Terrapins, Turtles, Tetras, Barbels, Danionins, Livebearers, Cichlids - Small “Predators”, Cichlids - Algae Eaters, Cichlids - Large “Predators”, Labyrinth Fish, Goldfish, Veiltails, Catfish, Loaches, Blowfish, Spiny eels & Reedfish, Butterflyfish & Panchaxes, Killifish & Rainbowfish, Juvenile Fish, Silver arowana, Axolotl, Shrimps and dwarf crayfish, Discus fish, Marine fish, Corals, Crustaceans, Guppy, fighting fish, Flowerhorn cichlids, shrimps, cichlids: angelfish, discus, snails, molluscs
Animal size: For all animal sizes
Animal age group: All aquarium fish
Volume habitat: 80 tests
Material: Methyl red, bromo xylenol blue, o-cresolphthalein complexion, phenolphthalein ethanol, purified water
Colour: red
Dosage: 5 ml sample water, add 4 drops reagent, mix briefly and let stand for 3 minutes

Electronic label / illuminant

Mercury: No
Dimmable: No
Socket designation: 5 ml sample water, add 4 drops reagent, mix briefly and let stand for 3 minutes
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

Does the pH test 3 – 10 also reliably measure in weakly buffered solutions?

Osmosis water and water with a KH below 1° dKH rank in aquatic terms among the weakly buffered solutions. In these waters such test procedures cannot provide reliable measurement results.

I have lost my colour chart. Can I download the colour chart for the test?

The colour cards are not available for download on the JBL website. The absolutely accurate colour reproduction that is required can only be achieved using a printer which can be re-calibrated before each printout. Most privately used printers are not accurate enough for this.

You will find the colour chart bundle as a spare part on the respective product page and in the spare parts shop under: https://www.jbl.de/en/products/detail/8732/jbl-proaquatest-assortiment-color-chart

Which of the three scales on the colour cards symbolize of the water tests saltwater, freshwater and garden pond ?

koi carp = garden pond
angel fish = saltwater
discus = freshwater

What is the shelf life of the JBL pH Test 3-10 ?

The JBL pH test 3-10 has a shelf life of 4 years in the original sealed bottle.

The following is printed on the bottom of the packaging:

CH/B: 2559 (e.g.) = batch number
BBD: 01/15 (e.g.) = best-before date (month/year)

Please note that the best-before date does not apply for opened reagents. Exposure to atmospheric oxygen decreases the shelf life.

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Based on our own experience in customer service and the many messages and questions we receive, we have put together the typical mistakes beginners may make. The experienced aquarist might well smile, but if they are honest, these are mistakes we all made at the start, aren’t they?

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The Water Change In Ponds Is Important!

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Testing Water in the Jungle

Our 15 expeditions have taught us something new: In natural waters nitrogens (ammonium/ammonia, nitrite and nitrate) and phosphates are ALWAYS scarce and below the limit of detection. Only when humans have an influence on the natural water, can nitrogens and phosphates be found.

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15.11.2016

Terraristik-Tierärzte informieren sich über JBL Wassertests

Auf der 46. Arbeitstagung der DGHT AG ARK (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Herpetologie, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Amphibien und Reptilienkrankheiten) vom 11.-13.11.2016 in Gera trafen sich 160 Tierärzte, um sich über Themen von Chirurgie bis Magnetresonanztomographie bei Schildkröten auszutauschen.

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17.09.2014

The JBL colour chart booklet now available

Active water testers need new colour charts for their water tests from time to time. JBL is now selling a replacement for the complete colour chart booklet, which contains brief instructions and colour charts for all the water tests.

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05.03.2013

JBL Film Illustrates Acid Plunge

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27.07.2011

JBL and aquarium keepers help save the environment

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Laboratories and calculators

Pond laboratory / calculator

This worldwide unique pond laboratory gives you dedicated support to combat problems with algae and cloudiness in your pond.

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)

Marine water

There is a solution to almost every problem! And the hardest part is finding the cause of the problem.

Reducing problematic water values

How to lower critical water values.

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.

Marine water treatment

What maintenance does your marine aquarium need?

Testing water

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

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?

Fish species

Which fish species suit your aquarium? What demands do the fish species have?

Invertebrate species

What invertebrate animals are suitable for your aquarium? What demands do invertebrates have? What do you need to consider for their care?

Adding

How to catch fish properly without causing them stress? How to transport and add fish?

Planning and stock

Which fish are compatible? What do you need to consider when selecting fish?

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?

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?

The right filter material

What sort of filter material to choose? What filter material solves which problems? How can you clean it? Where does it need to be positioned in the filter?

The marine aquarium

Holiday at the coral reef - in your own living room! Marine aquariums are the most exciting branch of aquatics

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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Jungle aquarium type JBL Rio Pantanal®

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Rocky reef aquarium type JBL Malawi Rocks®

The fish of Lake Malawi are as colourful as the fish in the coral reefs. This aquarium brings a bit of freshwater reef into your living room

Goldfish aquarium type JBL Goldfish Paradise®

Lively goldfish in the aquarium enhance any room perfectly! Invite some new flatmates into your home with this goldfish aquarium

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.

Rainwater

Rainwater gradually softens your pond water. What consequences does this have for your pond?

Water treatment

How can you treat well and tap water to make it suitable for your pond?

Fish care

How do you protect your new fish? What to remember when caring for fish?

The water tests – all parameters

You don't always have to do all the tests, any more than your doctor will look in your ears when your knee hurts. In the following table you will find brief information about where a water test can help.

Pond fish diseases

Which diseases affect pond fish and how can you combat them?
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