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Old 07-19-2013, 12:10 AM   #1
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how long

how long do you wait after a water change to test and get accurate readings
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Old 07-19-2013, 02:28 AM   #2
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I usually wait an hour or two but everyone does different things
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Old 07-19-2013, 02:55 AM   #3
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I usually do my readings before I do my water change, but then again all I really need to worry about is nitrates. Since I do 50% water changes it's really easy to figure out what your nitrate level will be as well. Just divide by half

Doing this can tell you if you need to do a bigger water change or if you can get away with less.

Otherwise, if testing afterwards I would wait an hour to test.
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