HVX testing

bkay2000(8a TX)July 31, 2012

I'm doing an HVX test. It says not to submerge the test strip more than 1/4 inch. It doesn't look like it's in the solution. It's just stuck in the top of the sack, but that's the way the diagram looks. Is that the way it's supposed to be?

bkay

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ctopher_mi

Hi bkay,

At the bottom of the strip there is a line with some arrows. That points into the solution and should just be up to that line in liquid. I often put a paper clip at the top to hold it at the right level. Depending on where you cut off the top of the pouch and depending on how much liquid is in the pouch it will appear to be at different heights I suppose. But it has to be in the liquid to work, and should only be wet at the bottom. If the solution doesn't wick up from the bottom it won't work at all.

Chris

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 6:17PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bkay2000(8a TX)

Thanks, Chris

bkay

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 7:32PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Ludi _PA_7a

Bkay thank you for bringing this topic up.

I am reminded of a post from about a month or so ago where someone provided a link for buying test strips, but then something else about a reduced price ??

Am I crazy, I am going to go do a search through the forums and see if I can't find it.

But if someone reads this and remembers the post before I scrounge it up, linking it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks and keeping my fingers crossed for Bkay :)

Ludi

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 8:42PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bkay2000(8a TX)

The specimen was negative. Thanks for your interest.

What you might be referring to is the ordering page for the HVX test strips at agdia.com. When you bring the page up, it's not immediately apparent that you have an option to the $100. something price for the strips. It's a pulldown window, so you can order 5 kits, which is about $35. I missed it the first time.

bkay

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 10:13PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Ludi _PA_7a

Ahhh yes thank you Bkay. That is what I was thinking about.

I am going to order some strips for my new additions from the local nursury (I am not worried about Naylor) and also to test the ones that were already in the ground just to be sure.

Ludi

    Bookmark   August 1, 2012 at 12:58AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Who's going to the Annual AHS convention in Raleigh?
I live about an hour and a half west of Raleigh. Anybody...
zkathy
What's looking good in your garden this week?
I'm afraid I'll miss the pipping going on in my hosta...
Moccasin
YEA PIPS!!!!!!
Oh, wait a minute, those are tulips. : {
Jon 6a SE MA
HOSTAS FOR UNDER TREE IN LOUISIANA (B.R.)
This will be my first year planting hostas so you could...
bcurry1
Bare Root!!!!
Sunday morning. End of march. Jonesing for Spring. I...
gardenfool
Sponsored Products
Stilo 10 Bronze One-Light Mini Pendant with Blue Cloud Glass
$189.00 | Bellacor
Butterfly Garden Personalized Rectangular Label - Set of 33
$12.99 | zulily
Velocity Fitness CHE-2003 Programmable Elliptical Trainer - CHE-2003
$838.98 | Hayneedle
Tondo 18 Black One-Light Mini Pendant with Ceylon Glass
$409.50 | Bellacor
"T" Connector by Tech Lighting
$70.40 | Lumens
AHB King Chair - 100610SD-S.1
$499.95 | Hayneedle
Dino Fun´┐Ż Rectangular: 5 Ft. 4 In. x 7 Ft. 8 In. Kid Essentials - Infants & Todd
$255.95 | Bellacor
ALFI AB1433 Single Hole Bathroom Faucet - AB1433-PC
$98.00 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™