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    Frequency of Calibrating Refractometer

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    nikecivic
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    Frequency of Calibrating Refractometer

    Post by nikecivic on Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:42 am

    How often do you guys calibrate your refractometer? I calibrated it a few time but when I last checked it, it was right on.
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    clownfish14
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    Re: Frequency of Calibrating Refractometer

    Post by clownfish14 on Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:06 pm

    I do it every time before i use it


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    nikecivic
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    Re: Frequency of Calibrating Refractometer

    Post by nikecivic on Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:25 pm

    clownfish14, everytime you calibrate it...do you have to make any adjustments? I think I have only adjusted it twice. Just want to see if it is necessary?



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    dfladermaus
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    Re: Frequency of Calibrating Refractometer

    Post by dfladermaus on Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:59 pm

    I calibrate mine every 2-3 months. It shouldnt move that much in a few months.
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    Re: Frequency of Calibrating Refractometer

    Post by clownfish14 on Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:50 pm

    Ya i have to adjust it every time not much but it makes a diffrence in my small tank


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