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Old 01/12/2008, 01:52 AM
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Water changes?

I am just wondering what all your thoughts are on when, and how much water should be done in a water change. i approx 30% a month but i buy water from the store. thats $30 a month alone in water costs. im thinking about mixing my own but i wanna pass it by the RC first so i dont mess it up. any help is appreciated. thanks
Old 01/12/2008, 01:53 AM
bertoni bertoni is offline
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I do 20% once a month, but there are lots of schedules people use. Yours seems fine to me. I might do 2 15% changes, instead, though.
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Old 01/12/2008, 02:05 AM
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Really depends on water readings ,and amount of stock.
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Old 01/12/2008, 02:33 AM
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on my 55 gal i do a 10-15 gal water change weekly.
Old 01/12/2008, 03:09 AM
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I do 20% every two weeks on my 55 gallon I'd suggest you pick up an RO/DI unit and just mix it yourself.
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