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Hi all,
How do I do the water change without disturbing aqua landscaping? I am planning to do 30-50% change weekly for my 10 g tank. Thanks.
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Very carefully suck it out and take out all the dead and floating plant pieces. Stir up the water with your clean hand and start sucking. Since I found this item, I really find it A LOT EASIER doing it this way or you can make one up yourself. No mess or buckets. Easy as pie! You'll see.
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Yes, I am using python for my goldies tank. When I re-fill water, incoming water is disturbing the plant. Is there a good way to put water nicely into tank w/o effecting the plant? Thanks.
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Try putting a bowl or a tea cup down and let the water pour into that if you can fit it in there. Turn the water pressue on the faucet down a little to slowly fill the tank.

I was reading on another forum, this man in Serbia has a 2.5 x 1 inch ultra-nano tank and he changes the water everyday with a 5 ml syringe. You could always do that.....LOL!! This tiny little tank was unbelievably gorgeous.
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Thank you.
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I would either use a large ceramic bowl, an upturned frisbee or my hand to disrupt the water current coming in the tank from my python.





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I use a sheet of plastic wrap.
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