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Old 06-21-2011, 06:11 PM   #1
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Water change

I have a 55 gallon saltwater tank, fish only. I change 10% of the water once a week. When I do the water change I take out all rock & decorations. I will do this for each half of the tank every other week. Do I need to keep this practice up or am I able to take out only water for the water change every third week?

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I dont think there's any need to take out rock etc. I never do that.. especially now I have coral. Make sure your setup and aquascape allows for good circulation so you dont have to do that. I change about 20-40% of my water a month, and only change the water. Dont make it harder than it needs to be
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