Updated January 04, 2017 by Brett Dvoretz

The 8 Best Salt Meters

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Testing and adjusting salt levels is an important part of maintaining any body of water. The correct salinity in ponds and aquariums can make the difference between having healthy or sick fish, and tracking salt in your hot tub or pool can prevent skin irritation. We've rounded up the meters that make it easy to ensure your water is just right. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best salt meter on Amazon.

8. Hayward GLX

7. Oakton SaltTestr

6. Solaxx NP2064

5. LaMotte Pocket Tester

4. TekcoPlus Six In One


2. Aquascape KoiMedic

1. LaMotte Swimming Pool

Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on January 04, 2017 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.

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