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    0 Not allowed!
    Unfortunately I never took chemistry, so sorry if this is a dumb question... My Tetratest Laborett kit is about 10 years old because that is the last time I kept fishtanks before a lot of life intervened. There is a lot of liquid in the bottles, so I am hoping I can still use it. Do test kits go bad?

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    I've never heard of that brand of kit, but yes, test kits have expiration dates. I would get a new one.
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    Seconding that ^

    If you think about it, you will surely agree. When you test your water, you want to be confident that your test kit is giving you an accurate reading. Otherwise, what's the point.

    It is disappointing to find old supplies that are no longer of use, though. So understandable that you'd ask and all.

    Many members here use the API Master Test Kit. If you can purchase it online, the prices are better.
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