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Old 07-23-2013, 10:45 AM   #1
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what equipment?

Hi
I'm just curious as to what everyone thinks is best for a new tank owner as far as maintenance equipment and water treatment
I have a 3gallon bucket
A gravel vaccum
A magnetic scrubby
As for water treatments I have
Kordon AmQuel plus ammonia detoxifer/conditioner
Api stress coat
Top fin Bacteria supplement
Aqueon Aquarium plant food
And a trial bottle of Api stress zyme
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well depending on how you are going to do your water changes I would say more buckets. For 30% PWC's on my 29g i syphon out around 3.5g into 3 5g buckets so I dont have to stop and start. then I use two buckets to refill, while one is filling up I pore the other into tank. Take me about 10 minutes.
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:35 AM   #3
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well depending on how you are going to do your water changes I would say more buckets. For 30% PWC's on my 29g i syphon out around 3.5g into 3 5g buckets so I dont have to stop and start. then I use two buckets to refill, while one is filling up I pore the other into tank. Take me about 10 minutes.
My tank is right behind my sink so I would be siphoning into that and just filling with the bucket
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well that's nice and easy isnt it
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well that's nice and easy isnt it
Very much so! Figured good starter area anyway.
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