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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 03-10-2013, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
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I do 2 water changes about 15% a week. They are in a 55 gallon. I slowly add it to the tank through airline tubing. The more moss and driftwood the better i think. I also always have indian almond leaves in the tank. I used to keep a couple nylons full of peat in the tank, but i quit doing that 6 months ago out of laziness.
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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 03-10-2013, 11:25 PM
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Haha ok so you are right along with what I do! I'd say I am closer to 20 than 25% so a little bigger change than you. But I also always drip my water back in with an air line. I think the multiple water changes may help keep bacteria down/ hence no bacterial infections or something. I wasn't looking to change my routine because its working for me. But it is really funny you have almost the exact same methods and have success.
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