Measurement Conversion
Commom tables useful to aquarists

 

Liquids

1 drop=0.05 ml

1 ml=20 drops

5 ml=1 teaspoon

15 ml=1 tablespoon

30 ml=1 ounce

120 ml=4 ounces

480 ml=1 pint

3785 ml=1 gallon

 

U.S. Liquid Measures

1 pint=2 cups

1 cup = 0.5000 pints

1 quart = 2 pints

1 pints = 0.5000 quart

1 gallon = 4 quarts

1 quart = 0.2500 gallon

1 gallon = 8 pints

1 pint = 0.125000 gallon

1 barrel = 31.5 gallon

1 gallon = 0.0317 barrel

If Your Dosage is 1 drop per gallon:

1 drop=0.05 ml

20 drops=1 ml per 20 gallons

40 drops=2 ml per 40 gallons

100 drops=5 ml per 100 gal

9600 drops=480 ml or 1 pint per 9600 gallons

1 drop per gallon=5 ml per 100 gallons

Water Volume Calculations

Rectangular Tank Size=L x W x H/231.=volume (in gal.)

Circular=Pi x radius squared x height

Oval W/Straight Sides=L x W x H x 6.7 (in feet.)

 

U.S. to Metric

1 inch=2.54 centimeters

1 inch=25.4 millimeters

1 foot=0.305 meter

1 ounce=28.35 grams

1 pound=454 grams

1 pound=0.45 kilogram

1 fl. ounce=29.57 milliliters

1 gallon=3.79 liters

Metric to U.S.

1 centimeter=0.39 inch

1 millimeter= 0.039 inch

1 meter= 3.28 feet

1 gram=0.035 ounce

1 kilogram=2.2 pounds

1 millimeter=0.034 fl. ounce

1 liter=0.264 gallon

 

Abbreviations may stand for singular or plural usage

cm = centimeter cu. = cubic ft. = foot gl. = gallon (US)
gr. = gram Imp. = Imperial in. = inch kg. = kilogram
km. = kilometer l. = liter lb. = pound m. = meter
mi. = mile oz. = ounce qt. = quart std. = standard
US = United States yd. = yard    

U.S. Weight Measures

1 lb.=16 ounces

1 oz. = 0.0625 lb.

1 ton = 2000 lb.

1 lb. = 0.0005 ton

 

 

Temperature Conversion

100 C=212 F

80 C=175 F

60 C=140 F

35 C=95 F

30 C=85 F

25 C=75 F

20 C=70 F

15 C= 60 F

10 C=50 F

5 C=40 F

0 C=32F

 

Powders

This is a rough estimate.  All powders have different densities.  You should use a gram scale or diet scale for proper measurements.

1/4 teaspoon=1.25 grams

1/2 teaspoon=2.5 grams

1 teaspoon=5 grams

1 tablespoon=15 grams

1 ounce=30 grams

4 ounces=120 grams

1 pound=454 grams

2.2 pounds=1000 g or 1 Kilo

Dry Measures

1 quart=2 pints

1 pint=0.5 quart

1 peck=8 quarts

1 quart=0.1250 pecks

1 bushel=4 pecks

1 peck=0.2500 bushels

 


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