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Thread: Oxygen levels
05-03-2012, 09:16 AM #1
Hi Guys have read a lot of stuff about oxygen levels/aeration, Does anyone know of a way to measure o2 levels in the water apart from symptoms in the fish? Having no problems with my tanks at present but would be nice to know
05-03-2012, 10:28 AM #2
You can buy an O2 reader, I used one at a marine center I volunteered at, pretty expensive piece of kit though, as long as you can see some bubbles in your water then dont stress.My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
05-03-2012, 01:15 PM #3
+1 to the above.
The reciprocal would be to measure Co2 levels and might be a tad cheaper for the test (a Co2 drop checker I believe). Although, probably not to worry--your first sign of ultra low O2 as you point out in symptom form, would be fish gulping and gasping near the surface.