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Old 02-17-2014, 02:55 PM   #1
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First water change help!

I'm doing my first saltwater water change today and am really nervous how do I do it is it the same as freshwater or what?

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Old 02-17-2014, 02:59 PM   #2
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Yup just make sure the salinity of the water change matches the tank. Then just take the water out an put the freshly mixed water in.
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Old 02-17-2014, 03:22 PM   #3
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OK seems easy enough do I have to match temps or is a few degrees away alright?

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Try to get that as close as possible. No more than a couple degrees is good. Same temp is ideal.
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OK I'll just put another heater in the bucket and let it sit for a while

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Also I put a bunch of dry rock in my tank and the water got cloudy is that bad?

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Old 02-17-2014, 04:32 PM   #8
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I just did my water Chang to day and I check out great i pulled my old water out of the tank add more water and add salt and mix it and throw it back in and with in 3 hours I was right on with every thing
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Its best to leave premixed saltwater over night with a heater and power head so the temp is as close to your tanks as possible that way you can adjust salinity And temp if necessary and you wont have to wait all day for your water to warm up
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Old 02-17-2014, 05:19 PM   #10
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Could I just always have a bucket full of per mixed saltwater ready like can it last in. Bucket?

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