Digital Testing for Saltwater Aquariums from Hanna


Whether you are maintaining your display saltwater reef tank or trying to give your coral frag tank the right calcium levels, using the digital readout from the Hanna Instruments Marine Checker® HC (Handheld Colorimeter) line makes testing your tank levels so much easier!

Posted on July 27, 2016

How-to Test for Alkalinity (dKH) in Your Aquarium

Keeping your saltwater reef tank stable to avoid pH swings requires monitoring the aquarium's Alkalinity. Simply put, the greater the tank's alkalinity, the greater its ability to prevent rapid swings in pH! With the Hanna Marine Alkalinity (dKH) Checker® HC HI772 there is an easy-to-read digital Alkalinity level in dKH. No more guessing at subtle shifts in color!

Posted on July 27, 2016

How-to Test for Calcium (ppm) in Your Aquarium

To keep your saltwater reef aquarium healthy, you want to maintain it to ensure the health of fish and corals. The easy-to-use Hanna Marine Calcium Checker® HC HI758 generates accurate, digital readouts in parts-per-million (ppm) versus trying to judge traditional calcium test kit colors.

Posted on July 27, 2016

How-to Test for Phosphorus (Phosphate) in Your Aquarium

To keep your saltwater reef aquarium healthy, you want to maintain lower phosphate levels. The easy-to-use Hanna Marine Ultra Low Phosphorus Checker® HC HI736 generates accurate, digital readouts in parts-per-billion (ppb) versus trying to judge traditional phosphate test kit color charts.

Posted on July 27, 2016

How-to Test for Alkalinity (ppm) in Your Aquarium

Monitor the alkalinity swings in your saltwater aquarium accurately using the Hanna Marine Alkalinity (ppm) Checker® HC - HI755 Checker®, with its easy to read digital Alkalinity in ppm. No more guessing at subtle shifts in color!

Posted on July 27, 2016

How-to Test for Nitrate (Nitrite) in Your Aquarium

To keep your saltwater reef aquarium healthy, you want to maintain lower nitrite to ensure the health of fish and corals. The easy-to-use Hanna Marine Ultra Low Range Nitrite Checker® HC HI764 generates accurate, digital readouts in parts-per-billion (ppb) versus trying to judge traditional nitrite test kit color charts.

Posted on July 27, 2016

Top 9 Water Analysis Benchtop & Portable Meters, Titrators, Checkers

Looking to upgrade your water analysis processes and technology?

Some are new additions: The HI98191 portable pH / ORP / ISE meter brings the popular range of rugged,portable meters to a price point below $600. On the high performance side, the HI5522 benchtop meter makes fast, accurate analysis easy. These new additions, in combination with the established performers, continue to help thousands of water and waste water professionals around the world continue to get their important work done - accurately and efficiently. It's hard to pick our favorites from the 3,000 products that we manufacture. However, we know that you will find value in the price, performance, and functionality of the top products for water analysis that our experts have selected.

Here are Hanna’s top 9 products for the water analysis industry.
 

Posted on June 24, 2016

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Move to Automated Titration

Can your business continue to have subjective interpretation as part of your analytical processes?

Titration continues to be a core analysis across a range of industries. Manual titration is the most common approach. It is fast and easy to do. However, visual inspection and manual dosing means results vary depending on the technician. Analytical standards are rising. Your company and its customers need to be confident that their quality requirements are being met consistently.

Automated titration removes the subjective element with automatic endpoint detection.

Posted on June 24, 2016

pH Meter Review - edge® for Winemakers

About the Author

Neil Shay has a PhD in biochemistry and has supervised a federally funded research program in academia for over 20 years. In 2016, Neil and his wife Sue are opening a winery in Oregon.



I decided it was time to step up to a ‘real’ pH meter after deciding to go into commercial wine production after more than fifteen years of wine making as an amateur.

Up to now, I used a series of ‘stick’ handheld pH meters to help me with my hobby wine endeavors. Time to move up to research grade analysis.

Posted on June 24, 2016

Top 10 Mistakes in pH Measurement

Are you making errors when measuring pH?Here are the top 10 mistakes that our technical staff see most often.

Proper technique in pH measurement is a matter that is a bit hazy among some of our users. Questions like “how often should I calibrate?,” and “how often should I replace my electrode?” are commonplace for anyone starting a pH measurement process.

The team at Hanna has seen a lot of good (and bad) pH measurement practices throughout the company's 38 years of experience.

We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 mistakes in pH measurement, as well as advice on what to do instead.
Posted on April 19, 2016

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