Water change methods

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Water change methods

Post by Cydone » Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:02 pm

Hallo,

I was wondering if my weekly water change AND syphoning/vacuuming of the gravel/sand, is disturbing my tank unnessesarily.

I can see 3 ways of doing it.
1. Do the water change while you syphon waste. This is disturbing everything in the aquarium quite a bit.
2. Just do the water change, without syphoning. Hose down, drain, and pour in clean water. Less disturbance
3. Trickle water change. Having a constant flow of clean water drops, and an overflow to get rid of excess water. No disturbance.

I do the first, every week, but I'm considering 2 or 3.

How do you guys do it?

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Re: Water change methods

Post by bekateen » Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:22 pm

Hi Cydone,

See this thread. It might provide you some answers.

Opinions about stirring sand or gravel during weekly water changes?

Cheers, Eric

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Re: Water change methods

Post by Cydone » Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:38 pm

Cool thanks!

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Re: Water change methods

Post by lovefishtank » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:47 am

I hope to see your new method for changing aquarium water.
Hi every body!

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