Time in between water changes?
I have been reading a handful of posts the past few weeks regarding water quality and problems after water changes.
Depending on who you talk to they recommend doing weekly, bi-weekly, or constant drip water changes, etc..
If you test the water and there are 0 nitrates, 0 nitrate, 0 ammonia, all other parameters are where you want them. Do you NEED to do a water change?
In my 55g with a DIY overflow to a 6 gallon DIY sump filter and a 60 gallon HOB filter it has been 2 weeks and water quality is still exactly where I want it to be after 2 weeks of no water changes.
The only maintenance I do weekly is clean off one of the two cartridges from the HOB filter and a gallon or two top off from evaporation my guess from the higher intensity lights I use for the plants.
The fish are happy and behavior is nothing outside of normal.
Do I need to change the water change just because it "should" be done or can I go until water quality is not in the ideal parameters?
Would love your thoughts guys/gals!
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