04-27-2012, 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by tdOtjunior
I have a siphon hose that I am using to take out about 25% of the water into a 5 gallon bucket. Then I thought how the heck will I know how many liters/gallons I'm putting back in so that I can treat the water accordingly. But I'm def gonna get it straight before Wednesday! Scheduled water change. I know with experience I can just KNOW but for now I'm going to rely on these instruments lol
Well 25% of a 35g tank is 8.75g, so we could most easily round this to 10, so fill your 5g bucket twice, then fill with tap water at tank water temperature (76-78F), treat with conditioner and refill twice.