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Camlab Pool Testing Kits

Water testing is important when maintaining a pool or hot tub to make sure the water is safe to be in. The water can end up having too many or too little chemicals in it which can affect the pools hygiene and bacteria levels. The most frequently tested parameters are pH, chlorine (free and total), bromine, alkalinity and calcium hardness. Camlab have created water testing kits for testing these parameters, to help maintain the chemicals within the ideal range.

Dog swimming in a swimming pool
Swimming pool

Recommended Chemical Levels

These are the recommended chemical levels for your pool or hot tub:

  • Chlorine: Pools 1-3mg/l, Hot tubs 3-5mg/l
  • Bromine: Pools 2-4mg/l, Hot tubs 4-6mg/l
  • pH: Pools 7.2-7.4
  • Total alkalinity: 80-140mg/l
  • Hardness: Around 200mg/l

Test Kit 1

Camlab test kit 1 tests for pH, chlorine and bromine. The test ranges for these parameters are:

  • pH 6.8-8.2
  • Chlorine 0.5-6.0mg/l using DPD1 tablets
Kit 1 - pH, chlorine and bromine test meter
Kit 1 – pH, chlorine and bromine test meter

This comparator is see-through which allows you to see the colour change through the water, so you don’t miss the colour change. To use this comparator: take your sample, add the tablet, shake and read the results, this can be done in a matter of seconds.

The kit includes:

  • 20 test tablets for pH
  • 20 test tablets for chlorine/bromine
  • Colour comparator
  • Instructions

Test Kit 2

Camlab test kit 2 tests for total alkalinity and calcium hardness. The test range for these parameters are:

  • Alkalinity 80-800mg/l
  • Hardness 80-800mg/l
Kit 2 – Alkalinity and hardness test meter

For Alkalinity and Hardness take a small sample, add the tablet, and continually add sample until colour change occurs

This kit includes:

  • 10 test tablets for alkalinity
  • 10 test tablets for hardness
  • Colour comparator
  • Instruction booklet

Test Kit 3

Camlab test kit 3 tests for all 5 parameters in test kit 1 and 2 to cover all the parameters you might need to test.

Kit 3 – pH, chlorine, bromine, alkalinity and hardness test kit

This kit includes:

  • 20 tests for pH
  • 20 tests for chlorine/bromine
  • 10 tests for alkalinity
  • 10 tests for hardness
  • Colour comparator
  • Instruction booklet

Refill kits

There are also two refill kits, so you don’t need to rebuy the whole kit again:

  • Refill kit 1 – Refill tablets to use with water testing kits 1 and 3. Contains 30 rapid DPD1 tablets and 30 rapid phenol red tablets
  • Refill kit 2 – Refill tablets to use with water testing kits 2 and 3. Contains 30 Alkalinity tablets and 30 hard test tablets

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