{"id":6574504607857,"title":"NT-LABS - nitrite test (NO2)","handle":"nt-labs-nitrite-test-no2","description":"\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat is nitrite?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eNitrite is produced by beneficial filtration bacteria as they break down the harmful waste ammonia excreted by the fish. Like ammonia, it is not visible to the naked eye. Although it is not as toxic as ammonia, nitrite is still very damaging to the health of the fish. Nitrite itself is broken down into nitrate, which is practically harmless to fish.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat is the correct nitrite level?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThere is no occasion where any nitrite is tolerable in an aquarium. A level of zero mg\/L (ppm) should be maintained at all times.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat do I do if the Nitrite level is wrong?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eIf 0.25 – 0.5 mg\/l (ppm) of nitrite is found, then add\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ntlabs.co.uk\/browse-products\/indoor\/aquariums\/filter-starter\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.ntlabs.co.uk\/browse-products\/indoor\/aquariums\/filter-starter\/\"\u003eFilter Starter\u003c\/a\u003e. If a level above this is recorded, then a substantial water change is essential. Change 25% of the water volume for 1 mg\/l (ppm) nitrite and 50% for nitrite levels above this. If any level of nitrite is detected\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ntlabs.co.uk\/browse-products\/indoor\/aquariums\/ammonia-remover\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.ntlabs.co.uk\/browse-products\/indoor\/aquariums\/ammonia-remover\/\"\u003eAmmonia Remover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ewill remove ammonia (and thus nitrite) from the water and can be recharged. If you do record a nitrite level, then it is important to check other vital water quality parameters, especially pH and ammonia.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eHow to use?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eEnsure the test tube is clean.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTake a 5 ml sample of water into the test tube.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAdd 5 drops of the Nitrite reagent.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eReplace the test tube cap and shake thoroughly.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWait 2 minutes, then compare the colour of the sample to the colour scale provided. Zero nitrite is represented by a colourless sample. Any hint of pink in the sample indicates the presence of nitrite in the water. 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If you are interested in knowing the ionic concentration of the measured parameter, multiply your result by 3.29 (NO2-N).\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2021-04-28T14:38:38+01:00","created_at":"2021-04-28T14:36:28+01:00","vendor":"Whitakers Garden Center","type":"","tags":["Pet fish","Type_Aquarium Care"],"price":799,"price_min":799,"price_max":799,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":39342258126961,"title":"40 tests","option1":"40 tests","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":null,"requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"NT-LABS - nitrite test (NO2) - 40 tests","public_title":"40 tests","options":["40 tests"],"price":799,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":null,"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb_5.jpg?v=1619617001","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb_6.jpg?v=1619617002","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb.png?v=1619617003"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb_5.jpg?v=1619617001","options":["Size"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":20609795162225,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.09,"height":587,"width":640,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb_5.jpg?v=1619617001"},"aspect_ratio":1.09,"height":587,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb_5.jpg?v=1619617001","width":640},{"alt":null,"id":20609795227761,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":640,"width":640,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb_6.jpg?v=1619617002"},"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":640,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb_6.jpg?v=1619617002","width":640},{"alt":null,"id":20609795424369,"position":3,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":640,"width":640,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb.png?v=1619617003"},"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":640,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/timthumb.png?v=1619617003","width":640},{"alt":null,"id":20609801846897,"position":4,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.333,"height":360,"width":480,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0269\/1153\/9313\/products\/hqdefault_5aa99f2a-bff1-4f2d-92e7-0552e32363a3.jpg?v=1619617058"},"aspect_ratio":1.77,"external_id":"PvsAIzEsIzY","host":"youtube","media_type":"external_video"}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat is nitrite?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eNitrite is produced by beneficial filtration bacteria as they break down the harmful waste ammonia excreted by the fish. Like ammonia, it is not visible to the naked eye. Although it is not as toxic as ammonia, nitrite is still very damaging to the health of the fish. Nitrite itself is broken down into nitrate, which is practically harmless to fish.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat is the correct nitrite level?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThere is no occasion where any nitrite is tolerable in an aquarium. A level of zero mg\/L (ppm) should be maintained at all times.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat do I do if the Nitrite level is wrong?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eIf 0.25 – 0.5 mg\/l (ppm) of nitrite is found, then add\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ntlabs.co.uk\/browse-products\/indoor\/aquariums\/filter-starter\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.ntlabs.co.uk\/browse-products\/indoor\/aquariums\/filter-starter\/\"\u003eFilter Starter\u003c\/a\u003e. If a level above this is recorded, then a substantial water change is essential. Change 25% of the water volume for 1 mg\/l (ppm) nitrite and 50% for nitrite levels above this. If any level of nitrite is detected\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ntlabs.co.uk\/browse-products\/indoor\/aquariums\/ammonia-remover\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.ntlabs.co.uk\/browse-products\/indoor\/aquariums\/ammonia-remover\/\"\u003eAmmonia Remover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ewill remove ammonia (and thus nitrite) from the water and can be recharged. If you do record a nitrite level, then it is important to check other vital water quality parameters, especially pH and ammonia.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eHow to use?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eEnsure the test tube is clean.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTake a 5 ml sample of water into the test tube.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAdd 5 drops of the Nitrite reagent.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eReplace the test tube cap and shake thoroughly.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWait 2 minutes, then compare the colour of the sample to the colour scale provided. Zero nitrite is represented by a colourless sample. Any hint of pink in the sample indicates the presence of nitrite in the water. Any colour forming after the two minutes should be ignored.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis test kit reports concentration in terms of nitrogen (NO2-N) to be compatible with reported safe concentrations as they apply to fish and plants. If you are interested in knowing the ionic concentration of the measured parameter, multiply your result by 3.29 (NO2-N).\u003c\/p\u003e"}

NT-LABS - nitrite test (NO2)

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What is nitrite?
Nitrite is produced by beneficial filtration bacteria as they break down the harmful waste ammonia excreted by the fish. Like ammonia, it is not visible to the naked eye. Although it is not as toxic as ammonia, nitrite is still very damaging to the health of the fish. Nitrite itself is broken down into nitrate, which is practically harmless to fish.

What is the correct nitrite level?
There is no occasion where any nitrite is tolerable in an aquarium. A level of zero mg/L (ppm) should be maintained at all times.

What do I do if the Nitrite level is wrong?
If 0.25 – 0.5 mg/l (ppm) of nitrite is found, then add Filter Starter. If a level above this is recorded, then a substantial water change is essential. Change 25% of the water volume for 1 mg/l (ppm) nitrite and 50% for nitrite levels above this. If any level of nitrite is detected Ammonia Remover will remove ammonia (and thus nitrite) from the water and can be recharged. If you do record a nitrite level, then it is important to check other vital water quality parameters, especially pH and ammonia.

How to use?

  • Ensure the test tube is clean.
  • Take a 5 ml sample of water into the test tube.
  • Add 5 drops of the Nitrite reagent.
  • Replace the test tube cap and shake thoroughly.
  • Wait 2 minutes, then compare the colour of the sample to the colour scale provided. Zero nitrite is represented by a colourless sample. Any hint of pink in the sample indicates the presence of nitrite in the water. Any colour forming after the two minutes should be ignored.

This test kit reports concentration in terms of nitrogen (NO2-N) to be compatible with reported safe concentrations as they apply to fish and plants. If you are interested in knowing the ionic concentration of the measured parameter, multiply your result by 3.29 (NO2-N).

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