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Old 03-29-2014, 04:56 PM   #11
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That is a cool tank though
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Old 03-29-2014, 05:11 PM   #12
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Honestly i dont have all of the high tech cleaning system to make it easy. I have to drain water with a tube & then clean it with a scrubber manually. Then i fill it back up manually in a gallon container. It takes roughly about an hour. I do 30%/ month & it takes like 2 hours
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& thanks. Lol i don't know why I do it for cause there are only 2 fish in there anyway
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Old 03-29-2014, 05:18 PM   #14
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Try a larger hose and bucket. LOL
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Old 03-29-2014, 05:22 PM   #15
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Try a larger hose and bucket. LOL

That's how I do all my wc's, siphon out the water and dump the new back in takes 10 minutes. The day before I mix up the sw for the wc in a 5 gal bucket put a ph and a heater in the bucket. Pour it into another bucket the next day through a screen and right back in the tank. 20 minutes total, 10 each day
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So speaking of water changes, how do you like change the water. Its a stupid question i for mean like draining it i mean like when you go to put the water back in is there a ratio of like salt to water.
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So speaking of water changes, how do you like change the water. Its a stupid question i for mean like draining it i mean like when you go to put the water back in is there a ratio of like salt to water.

I use a red solo cup marked for 2.5 and 5 gals of how much salt to mix to my desired salinity. I believe the general rule of thumb is 1 cup mixes 5 gals to 1.025
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Where do you get the salt from? And what water do you mix it with? How much water do you change/ week
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I get mine from natures ocean . I believe it is 65 dollars for a bucket, which makes 160 gallons of water. I mix it a day before , then I do my change. It usually takes a 1\2 an hour, and I do 10 gallons for a 10% change twice a month for my 100 gallon.
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