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Old 11-04-2003, 02:09 PM   #1
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Water Changes & Replacement

Are there any rules of thumb for water changing? I'm replacing evaporated water on a weekly basis and then replacing 25% of the water monthly. My only concern is with the water being added changed are you losing all the beneficial bacteria and what not?
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Old 11-04-2003, 02:17 PM   #2
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Beneficial bacteria do not live in the water column. They live on/in the rocks, substrate, and filtration equipment.

You are doing just fine. I normally change about 20% of my water every two weeks.
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great, thanks for confirming. I'm cautious after my blenny died.
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