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Old 10-08-2013, 07:30 PM   #1
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Can cleaning a tank too much kill a fish
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:32 PM   #2
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depends how much you clean, 20% water changes weekly is recommended
50% or more might shock your fish
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Old 10-08-2013, 08:13 PM   #3
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Can cleaning a tank too much kill a fish
Not directly but can cause issue which can lead to the fish dying. Probably the biggest issue is stress.
If you have good routines->water changing, good filtration, feeding properly etc, you should not need to clean too often....

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depends how much you clean, 20% water changes weekly is recommended
50% or more might shock your fish
Actually 50% is a good percentage of water to change weekly. It all depends on stock and stock levels of course but 50% seems to be the most common percentage....
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Old 10-08-2013, 08:14 PM   #4
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Can cleaning a tank too much kill a fish
Can you define cleaning 'too much'? Weekly (or more frequent depending on stock) tank maintenance is a must. This includes water changes and substrate vacs. If your changing the filter media on a constant basis, this type of cleaning would be a problem. People have different ideas when it comes to what defines 'cleaning too much'.
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Old 10-08-2013, 08:23 PM   #5
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Can cleaning a tank too much kill a fish
in your situation, it most definitely can. but not cleaning it enough can also cause you problems. 3 pints is too small. take the advice you got in the other thread, and get your betta a larger home with a filter
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Old 10-08-2013, 08:42 PM   #6
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Ok thank you
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