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Old 05-12-2012, 01:53 PM   #1
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Water change? What schedule do you recommend?

10 % every week, vs. 20 % every other week. Which do you think would be better, and why?
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Old 05-12-2012, 02:01 PM   #2
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I'm for weekly water changes. Better for the tank and fish in the end, why wait 2 weeks to export out the nitrates? Unless you are talking about a LARGE tank, over 100g then I would stick to at least 10% a week. In larger tanks I tend to go every two weeks only cause of the work involved, but I also do like 40g every 2 weeks in my 125g so I think that helps. lol
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IMO weekly is definitely the way to go.
I do 15g a week in my 180.
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Old 05-12-2012, 02:42 PM   #4
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Thanks for the input, I have a 65 hex running for 5 years, and three twenty s linked together running for almost a year. Do you think 5 gallons for each set up would be sufficient , weekly ?
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I would think that would be fine.
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Old 05-12-2012, 04:52 PM   #6
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I do a 35-40g pwc weekly for my 150. I have a big bioload though, so its needed. I also vodka dose to keep nitrates down.
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