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post #53 of (permalink) Old 01-21-2013, 09:39 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by callisto9 View Post
I love it! Sorry I missed it! How do you do water changes? I had a small bowl going with some snails in it, but wow, it stinks. Literally.

Very nice work. I love it.
thanks I use a long piece of airline tubing as a siphon. It's also what I use on my 7g as it doesn't suck in the water as fast so I can clean through the whole tank without losing more than 20% of the water. Occasionally, I do have to use a larger siphon tube to get a deeper cleaning and end up doing a 40-50% water change... even with reducing the flow with my thumb partially over the end of the tube.

What do you have in the tank with the snails?

ps- did you see this?

my little eden
7g nano, a work in progress

cherry shrimp vase

3g semi-emersed bowl

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