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IceCap Salinity/Temperature Digital Pocket Tester

IceCap Salinity/Temperature Digital Pocket Tester


Item #: CV7795

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Digital testers are steadily paving their way into the hobby.  The IceCap SPT03 Digital Pocket Tester helps eliminate the uncertainty when it comes to mechanical refractometers.  The SPT03 is a portable, rugged, water resistant device that utilizes electric conductivity to determine the specific gravity/salinity of natural and artificial seawater. Within seconds, the salinity and temperature are measured and visually displayed on the easy to read backlit LCD screen.

*Calibration solution not included


  • High Resolution Salinity Measurement
  • Water Temperature Reading
  • Large Backlit LCD Display
  • "Test Complete" Audible Alarm
  • Calibratable

Use Suggestions and Tips:

  • Rinse tip with fresh water and pat dry after each test
  • Calibration should be done every month with 35.00 ppt calibration solution
  • Replace batteries when "LOW" icon is displayed to retain reading

Technical Details:


Specific Gravity (SG): 1.000 ~ 1.041
PPT Range: 0 - 50
PSU: 0 - 60
Temperature: 32 -176°F


Specific Gravity (SG): 0.0001
PPT: 1
PSU: 1
Temperature: ±1.5°F


Specific Gravity (SG): ±0.001
PPT: ±2
PSU: ±2
Temperature: ±1.5°F


2x AAA Batteries

Want to learn more about salinity meters? Check out our blog post: Salinity Meter: Calibration and How to Care for One.

Manufacturer information

Ice Cap Aquarium Supplies
IceCap has been introducing innovative lighting products into the aquarium hobby for more than two decades. The company is committed to producing benchmark quality products and has set the standard for efficiency and reliability. IceCap is committed to nurturing and supporting an increasingly self-sustaining hobby of coral reef enthusiasts. IceCap started the R.E.E.F. Foundation to encourage and facilitate recycling, education and a more conscientious use of both living and material resources. We carry a variety of IceCap aquarium lighting supplies including bulbs, fixtures, retrofit kits and accessories.

3 Stars


Reviewed on
December 08, 2020

No, I would not recommend this.

Not accurate

I had very inconsistent results with this, I would recommend going in a different direction

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Reviewed on
September 07, 2020

No, I would not recommend this.


Pros: Lights up

Cons: Trash

Very inaccurate I get three different results.

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Reviewed on
August 22, 2020

Yes, I would recommend this.

Worth the money

Pros: Waterproof, easy to use

Cons: None

It's priced fairly and the backlit lcd screen is easy to read in dark rooms. 👍🏼

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Reviewed on
June 26, 2020

Yes, I would recommend this.


Pros: Fast, Accurate, Easy to read, Read Temperature

Cons: Haven't found one yet...

I love this Digital Refractometer! Takes the guess work out on where the line is on... I love it! Very easy to use and fast results!!! Also, it allows to to remove the annoying thermometer.

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Reviewed on
December 10, 2019

Yes, I would recommend this.

Icecap Digital Salinity Tester

Pros: Fast, Accurate and super easy to use.

Cons: More costly than a refractometer.

This tester is absolutely AWESOME! Fast, accurate and SUPER EASY to use! I wish I would have purchased it sooner.

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