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Old 06-12-2003, 10:05 PM   #1
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Okay I know this has probably been answered before, but I didn't find it when I did a search. So,
In my 75 gal with 2 175 MH lights, I am losing 5 gals every other day through evaporation. I have not been counting this in my 25% water changes per 2 weeks, should I count it and does any one do this.
If I count this I am about ~50% water change every 2 weeks.
I know it can't hurt to change water, just curious
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. I have not been counting this in my 25% water changes per 2 weeks, should I count it and does any one do this.
No, it doesn't count. The only thing that evaporates is pure h2o, all the other minerals and elements are left in the water. Water changes are necessary to dillute those elements and minerals.
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