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There are for Ph and ORP but the salinity probe I think may be unique to neptune. You might check one of the online scientific catalogs.
 

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GHL uses conductivity probes as well but good luck trying to find something that is... reasonable. just like everything in this very reasonably priced hobby.
 

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Yeah I took a look... seem like most are way more expensive. I think the connection is mini DIN but who knows if its a standard or some custom pin out. I think I would just stick with the Neptune Probe.
 
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Yeah that’s what I’ll do it’s not that bad but I try to save everywhere I can. I’ve heard they aren’t very accurate so I may just get rid of the module anyway.


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I have one and honestly, just like most of the probes that I have, its a pain and rarely accurate. I rely on the temp probe and the Ph probe but ORP and Salinity I barely look at. All probe data is used to monitor for changes more than anything. now, if your running a CO2 RX of whatever, then you need a fully functioning and accurate PH probe. I use my profilux to control plugs, dosing and some light functions. its useful when your dialing in a new system or whatever but if all the probes stopped working tomorrow, I would not replace them haha.

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I have one and honestly, just like most of the probes that I have, its a pain and rarely accurate. I rely on the temp probe and the Ph probe but ORP and Salinity I barely look at. All probe data is used to monitor for changes more than anything. now, if your running a CO2 RX of whatever, then you need a fully functioning and accurate PH probe. I use my profilux to control plugs, dosing and some light functions. its useful when your dialing in a new system or whatever but if all the probes stopped working tomorrow, I would not replace them haha.

disclaimer, I am an SPS destroyer so there is that.

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u mean this one?


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I have one and honestly, just like most of the probes that I have, its a pain and rarely accurate. I rely on the temp probe and the Ph probe but ORP and Salinity I barely look at. All probe data is used to monitor for changes more than anything. now, if your running a CO2 RX of whatever, then you need a fully functioning and accurate PH probe. I use my profilux to control plugs, dosing and some light functions. its useful when your dialing in a new system or whatever but if all the probes stopped working tomorrow, I would not replace them haha.

disclaimer, I am an SPS destroyer so there is that.

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If you already have the apex stuff then $139 doesn't actually sound bad. Conductivity probes are surprisingly expensive. Here's a website I found for high quality DIY level stuff - Atlas Scientific - and their probes are around that range. If you know which K value the Apex ones are then I wouldn't be surprised if the Atlas ones are compatible.
 

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