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Old 08-06-2009, 07:13 PM   #11
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I do my regular water changes 20-25% about every 1-1/2 to 2 weeks. So what does everyone mean by "changing lots of water"?
what we mean by more frequent water changes is maybe 2 water changes per week... sometimes more depending on the situation... if youre trying to get the yellow out, you will probably have much better luck doing a water change twice a week, maybe 15-20% or so... or you could take out the wood, boil it, soak it for a week or two in water (changing it daily or every other day) until the water stays clear, then put it back in and do a couple extra water changes... i think it makes the water look dirty and nasty, but thats my opinion. i dont see how lighting could make yellow water look clear, as it is exactly that, yellow water
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I do my regular water changes 20-25% about every 1-1/2 to 2 weeks. So what does everyone mean by "changing lots of water"?
do weekly 50-75% water change.
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Hey gamer...question for you on lights....you use 10k straight or 10k/6700? I ask because I am going to order a new bulb for my 65W PC. Any suggestions on sites to order from. I was think Drs Foster and Smithe.
some tanks i have 10,000k only. that will look more white then anything out there. i try to mix the bulbs as much as i can since i dont think one type of bulbs can give all the spectrum the plants need.
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