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Old 03-29-2014, 10:27 PM   #1
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Saltwater Water Changes


So I'm looking at starting a new 400-600 Litre salt water reef aquarium. I'll have a sump with this aquarium and a protein skimmer.

I know how much salt I'll need to get started from looking at the salt buckets at my local pet store.

I have what may possibly be a really stupid question.

How often will I need to do a water change?

On my tropical freshwater I do a weekly water change of 1/4. If it's the same that'll be a lot of salt and cost.


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You want to do weekly 15-20% changes

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Water changes should be done once a week
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