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  1. #11

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    And here I thought I was the only one! Drives me nuts, and my family and I have decided that those that printed it misprinted the colors for fun and giggles. The colors for 10 and 20 are exactly the same.

    I am a digital artist by trade, so I used my program to touch sample test the colors for those, and indeed, they are exactly the same color! Until I did that I thought I was going color blind!
    2 10 gallon tanks, 1 20 gallon tank, 1 Fluval Edge, 1 29 gallon tank, and one backyard pond.

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    As Lady Hobbs said, it can be hard for some people to tell certain colors apart. I usually have trouble with the first two colors on the ammonia test kits. I have to ask my wife to look at the test colors and test tube for me.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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  3. #13

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    Thank you, CrunchyLeaf! I, too, drive myself nuts trying to tell the difference between 10/20 & 40/80. Has anyone ever complained to API? I have saved the website, but I wonder if they even realize the cards are misprinted. I log my test results and until now I have had no choice but to log 10/20 (meaning somewhere between 10 & 20?) and assume my results are on the high side (same with 40/80)...anyway, it means a w/c is in order : )

  4. #14

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    i have that prob with ammonia too. They all look that second color to me, but to my mom it looks perfectly yellow. Frustrating. I wish they were all like the gH and kH kits, where certain number of drops before drastic color change tells you how much is in there.
    10gal Betta Tank - Skye the crowntail and Squiggles the deformed albino cory
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    Does it sound like over feeding could be the cause of my nitrate rise

  6. #16

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    i dont think it sounds like that much food.
    10gal Betta Tank - Skye the crowntail and Squiggles the deformed albino cory
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    Ill tell you this looking at my freshwater card and looking at that link you posted. Yeah definately a misprint my 20ppm looks ORANGE on the card like on the saltwater but the link u posted shows it slightly red. Thank you very much for showing me that ill be using that sight from now on

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