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anyone know much about refractometers in general?

was wondering if i could somehow translate the scale on my saltwater fish tank refractometer and figure out how to translate it into honey thickness… i know 18% water or less is good, but my saltwater measures 1.024 is a good amount of salt / water combo.. a refractometer is a refractometer, but the scales printed on the ends are different…

so just wondering if it could be changed….
 

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The range in handheld devices is determined by the construction of the refractometer. If your scale doesn't go up to 1.4-ish, then your refractometer won't be able to measure the refractive index of honey.
 

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What about for beer , wine making? Can one use one for honey to. Made for honey. With out spending the farm.
 

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anyone know much about refractometers in general?

was wondering if i could somehow translate the scale on my saltwater fish tank refractometer and figure out how to translate it into honey thickness… i know 18% water or less is good, but my saltwater measures 1.024 is a good amount of salt / water combo.. a refractometer is a refractometer, but the scales printed on the ends are different…

so just wondering if it could be changed….
My salt water refractometer doesn't cover the scale range required for honey.
 
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