Updated May 03, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

The 7 Best Salt Meters

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We spent 24 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Testing and adjusting salinity levels is an important part of maintaining saltwater ponds, aquariums and some swimming pools and spas. To ensure healthy marine flora and fauna and algae-free water pick up one of these meters, which make it easy to ensure everything 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.

7. Solaxx NP2064

6. TekcoPlus SMTK-49

5. LaMotte 1749

4. Horiba Laquatwin

3. Aichose ATC

2. Myron L PT1

1. Apera Instruments PC60

Editor's Notes

May 02, 2019:

The most important aspect to consider when choosing a salinity meter is accuracy, which is why we searched through hundreds of reviews to determine which models offer the most precise readings. Other details under consideration were extra features such as calibration bottles, and lanyards and cases for portability. We also made sure to include products that are effective in freshwater, saltwater, and brackish water.

Due to availability concerns and low reviews, the LaMotte Swimming Pool, Aquascape KoiMedic, TekcoPlus Six In One, Oakton SaltTestr, and Hayward GLX have all been removed. Four products have been added to the list: the Aichose ATC, Myron L PT1, Apera Instruments PC60, and TekcoPlus SMTK-49, all of which are praised by users for their accuracy and durability.


Taber Koeghan
Last updated on May 03, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

Taber is a writer from Santa Monica, CA, with a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of California, San Diego. After completing her degree, she began writing and editing copy for a host of high-traffic e-commerce websites. Her areas of expertise include the beauty, style, pet, and home products categories, and she has plenty of experience covering literature and art, too. Her personal interests in crafting and decorating inform her writing and -- she hopes -- add a good bit of insight to her work. Outside of copywriting, she is a reporter and columnist at a Los Angeles community newspaper and is currently pursuing a master of fine arts in creative writing.


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