|Grimmjow ||02-07-2011 03:14 PM |
When to change water after adding fish
Up until now Ive never added more than 3 fish at a time and never had any problems. Just now I added 6 new fish to my planted 75, how long should I wait to do a water change? or should I just test every night to see if anything raises?
|HMlairy ||02-07-2011 03:17 PM |
I would say do 20% daily for about a week
|Byron ||02-07-2011 04:24 PM |
I disagree on the daily water changes--unless there is a problem. But in a "planted" 75g tank with only 6 fish being added, nothing should occur. Assuming they are not enormous fish, and "planted" means quite a few plants.
Weekly water changes should be basic. The volume depends upon the fish load, but it can vary from 25% to 60% every week. I do 50% weekly, but I have a lot of fish in my tanks, notwithstanding they are well planted.
|Grimmjow ||02-07-2011 04:33 PM |
Oh no, nothing big just emperor tetras. Theres only 12 fish in there so its not heavily stocked by any means.
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