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Old 06-03-2007, 11:11 PM   #1
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How often do you do PWC's?

Im just currious to know how often and how much of a water change do you do? (normaly, this is excludeing if something bad happens in the tank)
I do a little smaller than a 25% water change, (more like a 23% because I dont have a 7.5gall bucket LOL) once a week

what about everyone else?

*edit* I meant to add once a month as well but I forgot *
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I do 50%+ every week.
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Old 06-03-2007, 11:34 PM   #3
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I do PWC in my pico and nano every two weeks. In my 95 reef I do a PWC every 3-4 weeks depending on time.
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Old 06-04-2007, 01:13 AM   #4
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Sorry. wrong thread.
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Old 06-04-2007, 07:48 AM   #5
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I do 1/3 once a week except on a 40 that has spawning Blue Rams, they get two WC weekly.
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Old 06-04-2007, 08:07 AM   #6
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On our 2 tanks we do 10% weekly . However our 10 in the BR is battleing algea so I have increased them to 25% weekly , since our phosphates were a bit on the high side , they are now nearing 0 phosphats
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I do 50%+ every week.
I assume that's your planted tank

20% once a month now. Check parameters weekly and it's very stable. First year I did 20% weekly which kept everything in check.
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Old 06-04-2007, 10:58 AM   #8
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20% every two weeks for me. I've tried to go longer, but my numbers start to skew (especially Calcium as I have lots of Corals). Even doing PWC's every two weeks, I still have to dose Calcium every other week.
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I do about a 25% change every 3-4 weeks.
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25%/month, sometimes longer...
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