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Old 09-02-2013, 01:15 PM   #1
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Such thing as to much?

So far I have done two water changes in two days.. I want to do a third today is there such a thing as to many water changes in such a short time?
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Old 09-02-2013, 01:59 PM   #2
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So far I have done two water changes in two days.. I want to do a third today is there such a thing as to many water changes in such a short time?
What's the reasoning behind the water changes?
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Old 09-02-2013, 02:06 PM   #3
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3 day weekend from work so I have alot of time and also switching from purple instant ocean to orange bucket
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Well doing numerous water changes everyday isn't going to do much except throw ur numbers out of whack. If you're switching salts, that's fine but it doesn't mean you have to switch out all the water that's in the tank already. Just stick to your normal water change a week and you should be okay
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I disagree. Done correctly, a water change can never be harmful and in no way would it throw anything out of whack. If you want to waste the salt, go ahead and do the water change.
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I disagree. Done correctly, a water change can never be harmful and in no way would it throw anything out of whack. If you want to waste the salt, go ahead and do the water change.
Well with my tank, I dose 2 part everyday so doing numerous water changes wouldn't do me any good. I mean don't get me wrong, its not in any way a bad thing. I just think its a little much. Of course this is me thinking of doing that to my tank.
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Well, if you were doing numerous water changes every day, you wouldn't need the 2 part. The 2 part is probably a lot cheaper though. I do not think if you used a reef grade salt mix and did water changes with it would it lower your alk or calcium level.
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Well, if you were doing numerous water changes every day, you wouldn't need the 2 part. The 2 part is probably a lot cheaper though. I do not think if you used a reef grade salt mix and did water changes with it would it lower your alk or calcium level.
Oh I agree. If I did pwc everyday I would be okay. But let's face it, who really has time to do a water change everyday, can get very expensive for sure Lol.
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Water changes remove waste and replenish trace elements. You can never do too many- IF you can afford the time and money.
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Water changes remove waste and replenish trace elements. You can never do too many- IF you can afford the time and money.
Exactly. So yeah maybe I did give the wrong advice, just didn't exactly word it right Lol sorry OP!
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