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Old 07-05-2011, 07:29 PM   #1
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water change in a 3 gallon...how much..

What is 10% of 3 gallons??? I'm not a wiz at math lol...I want to make sure I'm changing the right amount of water out of my 3 gallon setup..
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I take out a few cupfuls of my 4g pico. I use those chinese food soup takeout containers, about 3/4 to 1g I guess. Just enough to make sure everything is still covered.
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10% of 3 is .3 gallons lol. Bit more than a liter or a little more than half of a 2 liter soda bottle. You can change more than that though easily since water changes in a pico are quite work free.
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Lol well one galon is 128oz so will be 12.8 oz lol

Just trow some coca cola or sprite lol

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What is 10% of 3 gallons??? I'm not a wiz at math lol...I want to make sure I'm changing the right amount of water out of my 3 gallon setup..
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You need to do a 50% water change every two weeks in a 3 gallon Pico.Less stress on inhabitants .Just measure from the correct water line halfway down.Change that much.Works for me,see video at Ricksreef1 on YouTube.
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you can change as much as you want providing the ph and temp is the same.
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