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ph tester

crew

LawnSite Member
Location
St. Paul,MN.
I see various labs advertising soil testing service and i also see some fairly inexpensive ph,soil salt and fertility testers.Are the portable ones accurate? Any problems with them that i cant see from here? Thanks for replies.
 

Retro67

Banned
Location
Springfield, IL
I would buy a professional model if you are going to buy one. As far as one of the inexpensive probe types, no they aren't accurate for long. Spend $100 or so and have a real tool. Otherwise, the chemical tests used for aquariums are really cheap and accurate.<p>John
 

GroundKprs

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
South Bend, IN
Have had a Kelway in use for 12-15 yrs. Readings are always right on soil lab results.<p>----------<br>Jim<br>North central Indiana
 

lawnnut

LawnSite Member
Location
North Carolina
www.frostproof.com<br>Has a lot of Info and prices<p>Henry Fields Nursery since 1892<br>Has ph testers for $10<br>Has soil analyzers for 30<br>1 800 798 7842<br>www.henryfields.com<br>
 

jcjrfl

LawnSite Member
Location
florida
how would you use an aquarium test kit to check soil. You normally would put water in the recipient and add the drops. Do you just put in soil and add drops?????????
 
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