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|*||Inductive couple plasma test for saltwater aquariums measures elements down to parts per billion (ppb)|
|*||Receive precision test results for elements important for vibrant coral growth and coloration|
|*||Simply mail in your aquarium water sample using the included vial and receive your test results|
Experience complete elemental water analysis for your reef aquarium. ICP Water Analysis provides reef aquarium hobbyists convenient access to Inductive Couple Plasma (ICP) testing for results as precise down to parts per billion (ppb), surpassing the accuracy of any hobby level test kits. Simply mail in your aquarium water sample using the included vial and receive your test results in 4 to 6 days. Get greater insight into your aquarium water chemistry so you can take the appropriate steps to ensure ideal water parameters for healthy and vibrant corals.
About ICP Analysis for Saltwater AquariumsHow it Works
ICP stands for Inductive Couple Plasma. Saltwater is injected into a plasma chamber that is approximately 10,000 degrees Celsius. This extreme temperature breaks apart everything in the sample into the basic elements. Every element is then released at a specific wavelength and the machine measures the concentration of the element by how much energy is released at that specific wavelength.
Why is ICP testing for your water so important?
Research has shown time after time that certain trace elements are necessary for the growth, reproduction and color of many corals. Knowing exactly what is in your aquarium water can help you troubleshoot issues, see what is missing from the water that may be inhibiting coral growth and coloration, or simply help you make educated adjustments to give your corals the best possible environment to thrive.