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Old 08-20-2006, 07:41 PM   #1
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Water Changes...

how often should i change the water in y 30 g tank...


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Old 08-20-2006, 08:08 PM   #2
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If you have no peramiter problems then once every 3 weeks- 1 month

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and how uch of the water do i change?!... and what do i do with y fish in the tank?
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Old 08-20-2006, 08:17 PM   #4
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If it were me I would do 3 gallons every two weeks. And just leave the fish in there. they will be fine. Just mix your water in a five gallon bucket throw a powerhead in and let it mix for at least 24 hours before water change. test it to make sure your temp, salinity, etc... and evrything is the same as your tank.
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5 gallons, their is no reason to take the fish or anything out.
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so just take out about 5 gallons... and pour the new 5 gallons in?
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Is this a new tank? Can you give some more info on the tank itself? Best practice is to do a 10-15% water change every two weeks for that size of tank. Make sure you age and aerate the the water for at least 24hrs prior to the water change. The new water should be the same Ph, temp and SG of the water in the tank.
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age aerate???.... its bout 2 and a half months old... cycled already, and has fish in it
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I'd do about 3 gallons every week- week and a half. Once your tank gets a little bit older, I'd go with about once every 2 weeks. How much LR do you have? Do you have a protein skimmer? Do you use RO/DI water?
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You can get a five gallon bucket and do a 30% (10gal.) change every 2 weeks.
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