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Old 08-28-2011, 11:46 PM   #11
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There's no such thing as too many water changes as long as you are dechlorinating the water and temperature matching it. I recommend using Seachem Prime because it also temporarily neutralizes ammonia and nitrIte for 24-36 hours to buy your fish some time between water changes.

Let your test kit dictate the size and frequency of water changes...not a clock. With a heavy bio-load like you have, sometimes more than one water change per day is needed. I recommend trying to keep your ammonia and no2 level at or below .25 at all times until the tank is cycled.

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