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Lo-Chlor Starver Test Kit
For testing phosphate levels in swimming pools.

Lo-Chlor Starver Test Kit

The Lo-Chlor Starver Test Kit quickly and accurately measures the phosphate levels of pool and spa water.

Kit contains:

  • 1 x Starver Test Kit Reagent A
  • 2 x Starver Test Kit Reagent B
  • 1 x 12mL Test Vial
  • Instruction Sheet (Including colour comparison chart)


  1. Fill 12mL test vial with approximately 10mL pool or spa water
  2. Add 5 drops of Starver Test Kit Reagent A
  3. Add 5 drops of Starver Test Kit Reagent B
  4. Shake well.
  5. Compare against colour comparison chart provided.

Important Notes:

  • Ensure all living algae and algae spores are killed before testing for phosphates.
  • If algae are present then the test result will read zero as the algae have consumed phosphates.
  • Before testing kill algae either by superchlorinating or using a Lo-Chlor Algaecide.
  • Store kits in cool dry conditions.
  • Phosphate test kits have a 6 month shelf life.

Important Tip

If the test result is positive and shows a result greater than 1ppm you will need to carry out the following steps:

  1. Fill the vial with approximately 2mL of pool or spa water
  2. Top up the vial with approximately 8mL of distilled / spring water
  3. Add reagents as per instructions
  4. Check results
  5. Mulitply the results by a factor of four (4x) to give accurate reading.

If phosphate level is above 10ppm please contact us for further advise

Lo-Chlor Starver Test Kit