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    Testing water for CPs with refractometer

    Has anyone tried using a portable refractometer like the ones sold to test the SG of salt water to determine the quality of the water for CPs?
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    You could always use a TDS meter intended for freshwater aquariums.
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    I'm only asking because I already have a refractometer from my salt-water reef days.
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    I don't really understand how it would work. Refractometers only measure the amount of dissolved salt.

    What about a freshwater test kit? That could do the trick.
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