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Old 08-11-2013, 05:20 PM   #11
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How often did u change water without a skimmer
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Old 08-11-2013, 05:26 PM   #12
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I changed out 10 gallons a week It will all depend on how heavily your stocked and much your feeding. You'll need to test the parameters often until you get used to how fast the nitrAtes build in your system that will be the main factor in the WC's Lightly stocked and a light feeding 2-3 times a week and you could get away with as little as 3-5 gals. a week

Rule of thumb when setting up a new tank is $ 25 per gallon
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I change out 5 for now cause of low bio load, I plan on getting a skimmer though to make water healther
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Skimmers do make life easier after i added a sump and skimmer i only had to change 10 gl. a month, it paid for itself in salt savings and my back thanked me too lol
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Old 08-11-2013, 05:53 PM   #15
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Skimmers do make life easier after i added a sump and skimmer i only had to change 10 gl. a month, it paid for itself in salt savings and my back thanked me too lol
I bet it did haha
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Wow all of this really helped thanks!
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