Marine Magnesium Checker® HC

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Our Marine Magnesium Checker® HC (HI783) is designed to accurately and quickly determine the magnesium level in marine (saltwater) samples. The digital readout makes measurements effortless.

  • Range: 1,000 to 1,800 ppm Magnesium
  • Simple test process and procedure
  • Saltwater Compatible

Our Magnesium Checker® HC (HI783)  is the first marine magnesium test of its kind! This Checker® provides an uncomplicated, accurate, and budget-friendly way to measure magnesium in saltwater/marine environments. Color-coded syringes and straightforward testing steps ensure quick and easy measurements every time! Magnesium is vital in saltwater environments as it allows calcium and carbonate to be bioavailable for corals and invertebrates. Designed as a more accurate alternative to chemical test kits, our Marine Magnesium Checker® HC (HI783) provides quick, accurate results in a few easy steps.


Features at-a-glance

  • Fewer steps than other chemical tests
  • Color-coded syringes make the magnesium test simple and effortless
  • Dedicated to a single parameter
  • Small size, big convenience
  • Ideal for: Saltwater Aquariums, Marine, and Aquaculture Applications








Specification Name Detail
Range 1,000 to 1,800 ppm Magnesium
Resolution 5 ppm
Accuracy @ 25°C/77°F ±5% of reading @ 25 °C (77 °F)
Light Source Light Emitting Diode @ 610 nm
Light Detector Silicon photocell
Method Adaptation of the colorimetric EDTA method using calmagite indicator. The reaction between magnesium and the reagents causes a blue to violet tint in the sample.
Battery Type 1.5V AAA Alkaline
Auto-off After 10 minutes of non-use
Environment 0 to 50 °C (32 to 122 °F); max. 95% RH non-condensing Prepared sample cuvette (sample plus reagents) must be 18 to 28 °C (64 to 82 °F).*
Dimensions 86.0 x 61.0 x 37.5 mm (3.4 x 2.4 x 1.5”)
Weight 64 g (2.3 oz)
Ordering Information Each HI783 is delivered in a case with custom insert and is supplied with Marine Magnesium reagent starter kit (reagents for 25 tests), Sample cuvette and cap (2 pcs.), 1 mL graduated syringe with tip (2 pcs.), 5 mL syringe and tip with black printing (1 pc.), 5 mL syringe and tip with blue printing (1 pc.), 1.5V AAA alkaline battery (1 pc.), Instruction manual, Quick-reference guide.
Reagent Set HI783-25 (25 tests)
Calibration Set HI783-11
Warranty 1 year