JBL hydrometer
Hydrometer for saltwater aquariums

  • Suitable for use in scientific contexts: hydrometer with stable stand, thermometer and measuring vessel
  • Convenient to use: half fill the measuring vessel with saltwater, insert the clean hydrometer, read off values after 1 minute.
  • Reading accuracy of 0.0005 units.
  • Thermometer and built-in temperature correction scale, transport cylinder (height 33.5 cm) serves as measuring vessel
  • Package contents: 1 density measurement device for saltwater, hydrometer with thermometer + measuring vessel
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Nature at Home – Home for Fish and Plants
Lesser animals and corals need to feel as much at home in the aquarium as they do in the wild. Convert your aquarium water into biotope water and protect these animals by using natural substances.

Density in saltwater aquarium
When aquarium water evaporates salts remain, which increase the density in the aquarium. To prevent damage to fish and plants it is important to check the density regularly and to take any appropriate steps.

Suitable for use in scientific contexts
The JBL hydrometer has a reading accuracy of 0.0005 units. Its octagonal stand makes it stable and it is screwed onto the vessel. The hydrometer has an integrated thermometer and a temperature correction scale.

Details

JBL hydrometer

Art. no.:
6140800
EAN Code:
4014162614087
Length:
24,5 cm
Volume packaging:
1.840 l
Gross weight:
180.000 g
Net weight:
120 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
75/390/70 mm
FAQ
The hydrometer is broken. It contains a red liquid. What does the red liquid consist of and is it toxic?

The hydrometer doesn’t contain any mercury. The liquid contains an alcohol solution with colouring. It is non-toxic. Both ingredients are quickly broken down by the bacteria in the aquarium. Furthermore the diluting effect should be taken into consideration. The silvery pearls are an iron compound and are therefore harmless. Simply siphon them out of the aquarium.

What range does the scale of the hydrometer cover?

A reading accuracy of 0.0005 units makes the hydrometer very accurate.
The built-in thermometer, which covers a scale from 9°C to 32°C, and the temperature correction scale gives you the highest precision. The density is determined in a range of 1016 to 1028.

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Inaccurate water tests – or did I do something wrong after all?

In the aquarium scene we often hear people talking about “accurate” and “inaccurate” tests. But mostly they mean a rougher or finer scaling of the output values.

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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.
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