JBL Oxygen Test O₂
Quick test to determine the oxygen content in freshwater/marine water aquariums and in ponds

There are successor products for this item:
PROAQUATEST O2 Oxygen
  • Easy and reliable monitoring of the water values of aquariums and ponds. Determines the ideal oxygen content in freshwater and seawater
  • Quick test for monitoring the aeration: fill glass vial with sample water, add reagents, read sample value off colour chart
  • When to use: once a week in newly set up aquariums
  • Online Laboratory: regular control for a healthy aquarium/pond 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 contents: 1 quick test, Oxygen Test O2. Contents for approx. 50 measurements. Incl. 2 reagents, glass vial with screw cap and colour chart. Refill reagents available separately
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Product information

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.

Why test?
The well-being of aquarium and pond dwellers and the growth of aquatic plants depend to a large extent on the O2 level being kept as constant as possible. Oxygen is the “elixir of life” for all animal organisms. All animals in the aquarium and pond need oxygen to breathe. But the “invisible helpers” in the aquarium and pond, the bacteria that break down pollutants, also depend on sufficient supplies of oxygen in order to be able to carry out their useful activities. In aquariums and ponds with little or no planting and in marine aquariums the oxygen content always needs to be kept at an adequate balance using technical equipment.
The water absorbs oxygen through the water surface. The more the surface is moving the more oxygen is absorbed. In case of dying algae and during the use of many medications the oxygen content in the water needs to be increased by aeration.

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 oxygen content:
Freshwater aquarium (community aquarium): 5-8 mg/l
Lake Malawi/Lake Tanganyika aquarium: 5-8 mg/l
Plant aquarium with few fish (aquascaping): 5-10 mg/l
Marine aquarium: 5-10 mg/l
Pond: 5-10 mg/l.

Details
This product is unfortunately no longer available

JBL Oxygen Test Kit O₂

Art. no.:
2540600
EAN Code:
4014162254061
Content:
50 tests
Volume packaging:
0.8 l
Gross weight:
95 g
Net weight:
66 g
Weight factor:
1000
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
43/175/106 mm

Properties

Animal species: Arowana, Axolotl, Barbels, Bettas, Bichirs/reedfish, Blowfish, Catfish, Cichlids (South America), Corals, Crayfish, Danions, Discus, Dwarf shrimps, Flowerhorn, Gobies, Goldfish, Gouramis, Guppy, Juvenile fish, Killifish, Koi, Livebearers, Loaches, Mussels, Panchaxes, Rainbowfish, Snails, Spiny eels, Sturgeons, Terrapins, Tetra, Tropical terrapins, Veiltails, freshwater butterflyfish, turtle
Animal size: For all animal sizes
Animal age group: All aquarium fish
Volume habitat: 50 tests
Material: Reagent 1: manganese chloride, purified water. Reagent 2: sodium hydroxide, potassium iodide, sodium azide, purified water
Colour: transparent
Dosage: Fill measuring vessel to the brim, slowly add 6 drops O2 reagent 1 and 6 drops O2 reagent 2, close, ensuring there are no air bubbles, and shake vigorously for about 30 sec.

Electronic label / illuminant

Mercury: No
Dimmable: No
This product is unfortunately no longer available

JBL Oxygen Reagent O₂

Art. no.:
2538500
EAN Code:
4014162253859
Content:
refill
Volume packaging:
0.23 l
Gross weight:
49 g
Net weight:
37 g
Weight factor:
0
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
25/92/70 mm

Properties

Animal species: Arowana, Axolotl, Barbels, Bettas, Bichirs/reedfish, Blowfish, Catfish, Cichlids (South America), Corals, Crayfish, Danions, Discus, Dwarf shrimps, Flowerhorn, Gobies, Goldfish, Gouramis, Guppy, Juvenile fish, Killifish, Koi, Livebearers, Loaches, Mussels, Panchaxes, Rainbowfish, Snails, Spiny eels, Sturgeons, Terrapins, Tetra, Tropical terrapins, Veiltails, freshwater butterflyfish, turtle
Animal size: For all animal sizes
Animal age group: All aquarium fish
Volume habitat: 50 tests
Material: Reagent 1: manganese chloride, purified water. Reagent 2: sodium hydroxide, potassium iodide, sodium azide, purified water
Colour: transparent
Dosage: Fill measuring vessel to the brim, slowly add 6 drops O2 reagent 1 and 6 drops O2 reagent 2, close, ensuring there are no air bubbles, and shake vigorously for about 30 sec.

Electronic label / illuminant

Mercury: No
Dimmable: No
This product is unfortunately no longer available

JBL Oxygen Reagent O₂

Art. no.:
2540700
EAN Code:
4014162254078
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 mm

Properties

Animal species: Arowana, Axolotl, Barbels, Bettas, Bichirs/reedfish, Blowfish, Catfish, Cichlids (South America), Corals, Crayfish, Danions, Discus, Dwarf shrimps, Flowerhorn, Gobies, Goldfish, Gouramis, Guppy, Juvenile fish, Killifish, Koi, Livebearers, Loaches, Mussels, Panchaxes, Rainbowfish, Snails, Spiny eels, Sturgeons, Terrapins, Tetra, Tropical terrapins, Veiltails, freshwater butterflyfish, turtle
Animal size: For all animal sizes
Animal age group: All aquarium fish
Volume habitat: 50 tests
Material: Reagent 1: manganese chloride, purified water. Reagent 2: sodium hydroxide, potassium iodide, sodium azide, purified water
Colour: transparent
Dosage: Fill measuring vessel to the brim, slowly add 6 drops O2 reagent 1 and 6 drops O2 reagent 2, close, ensuring there are no air bubbles, and shake vigorously for about 30 sec.

Electronic label / illuminant

Mercury: No
Dimmable: No
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 old O2 test work with the new refill sets?

The new PROAQUATEST O2 Oxygen
Each has now 3 instead of 2 reagents. Therefore, the appropriate new colour chart with red tones instead of beige tones must be used for colour comparison.

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

Does the oxygen test O2 flocculate slightly after the addition of the 2nd reagent?

Yes, this is possible and normal (formation of manganese dioxide). Please shake the test vessel thoroughly before referring to the colour scale.

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Safety information
- safety information in accordance with GHS
Signal word
Danger
Hazard symbol
  • GHS05
Risk phrase
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
EUH032: Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
safety note
P101: If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P102: Keep out of reach of children.
P103: Read label before use.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P310: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
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