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Originally Posted by CinBos View Post
If you don't the conditioner will be diluted and may not effectively dechlorinate the newly added water.
If you were to do a bucket/bottle method, then you would just treat the fresh water being added.
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i use a hose that is connected to my fauct to fill up my tank during water changes. Its much easier for me to do so on my 55 gallon tank. Also I only add enough conditioner for the amount of water being added. Usually I do a 50% water change so I usually add enough conditioner for 25 gallons into the stream of water coming out of the hose. This might be wrong as Abbeysdad pointed out but never seem to have a problem with doing it this way.
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Originally Posted by gwynnie View Post
125Gal: 7 Silver Dollars, 1 Albino BN Plecos, 1 Green Terror, 1 Gold Severum, Red Severum, 8 Rio Cahals, and 2 Festivum
55Gal: 3 German Blue Rams, 2 Bolivian Rams, 1 Super Red Pleco, 9 Bloodfin Tetras, and 9 Oto Catfish
29Gal: Quarentine/Hospital Tank
20Gal: Female Pastel Ball Python
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I always add just above the amount of water conditioner to the tank for the amount I am replacing but not usually the whole thing. I also do about 3 tanks at the same time with the method I posted a bit faster then going one by one just got to remember not to forget anything on any of the tanks I can do a water change in 45-60 minutes on all three by myself, or about 30-40 mins with help.
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