JBL ProAquaTest Fe Iron
Quick test to determine the iron content in fresh and marine water aquariums and ponds

  • Simple and reliable monitoring of the water values in aquariums/ponds. Determines the ideal iron value in fresh and marine water
  • Laboratory comparator system to compensate the inherent water colour: fill plastic cuvette with sample water, add reagent to both cuvettes, place cuvettes in holder, read values off colour chart
  • Use: 1 x after setting up a new aquarium, afterwards weekly. In case of green algae problems or when plants don’t grow properly
  • You will find detailed information and troubleshooting tips about water analysis on the JBL website in Essentials/Aquarium or Pond
  • Package contents: 1 iron quick test for approx. 50 measurements, incl. reagent, 2 glass vials with screw caps, syringe, comparator block and colour scale. Reagent refill separately available
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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.

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.

In addition to a sufficient CO2 supply, iron and trace elements are essential for water plants. Strongly growing aquatic plants permanently need iron and other trace elements, and these are only durable for a limited period during the coupling to so-called chelates, a common feature in modern fertiliser preparations (e.g. JBL Ferropol, JBL Fe +Microelements), so regular monitoring with the JBL Iron Test Fe is needed, along with repeated fertilisation if necessary. Pond owners should check their well water for iron before using it for their pond. Too high iron content can lead to problems in the pond.

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 iron contents:
Freshwater aquarium (community aquarium): 0.05-0.2 mg/l
Lake Malawi/Lake Tanganyika aquarium: 0.05-0.2 mg/l
Plant aquarium with few fish (aquascaping): 0.1-0.5 mg/l
Marine aquarium: 0.002-0.05 mg/l
Pond: 0.05-0.1 mg/l

Details

JBL ProAquaTest Fe Iron

Art. no.:
2411600
EAN Code:
4014162241160
For:
50 Tests
Volume packaging:
0.800 l
Gross weight:
124.000 g
Net weight:
87 g
Weight factor:
0
Size(l/h/w):
43/175/106 mm

Technical Data

Height:175 mm
Length:106 mm
Width:43 mm

JBL ProAquaTest Fe Iron refill

Art. no.:
2411700
EAN Code:
4014162241177
For:
Refill
Volume packaging:
0.570 l
Gross weight:
28.000 g
Net weight:
10 g
Weight factor:
0
Size(l/h/w):
30/175/110 mm

Technical Data

Height:64 mm
Length:24 mm
Width:24 mm
diameter:24 mm
Press

12.03.2019

JBL Water Tests Now Even Better

Scientists, aquarium owners, pond enthusiasts, and especially those who need reliable, accurate water tests, use JBL water tests. Over the years, the JBL development team has been collecting and is now ready to implement your suggestions for improvements.

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Instructions

safety instructions

Safety information
JBL Fe - safety information in accordance with GHS
Signal word
Warning
Hazard symbol
  • GHS07
Risk phrase
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
safety note
P101: If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P102: Keep out of reach of children.
P303+P361+P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water [or shower].
P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P501a: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Hazard-determining component
5421-46-5: ammonium mercaptoacetate