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is it the preferred method to add aqua-safe (or prime) b4 or during the filling?
 

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How much prime do you go through in a month doing this?
BTW, I like your new avatar.
Not that much, since I only do water changes once a month. I use more Prime recharging my Purigen than anything else... LOL

And thanks! Decided to "freshen up" for the New Year LOL
 

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before, during, or after.
The chlorine isn't that bad unless you do a complete water change.

Or you may have chloramine, which is pretty strong. In that case, I'd add before.
 

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I add mine before I do the waterchange. I add it directly to the aquarium. I add it for the volume of replaced or new water. I see, however, I may be doing it wrong... I think I stopped reading 1ml/10gal of NEW WATER... and didn't see the note about dosing directly in the aquarium and using the entire volume. HEhe.. whoops. No fish losses yet!!!
 

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From what i understand If you only dose for the amount replaced, it could be all used up on just nitrates (especially if you dose nitrate) and not totally declorinate the water. Maybe this applies only to prime. Thats why i dose a full amount every-time. I could be wrong, but I'm paranoid. But i don't think it matters when you add it. I just start the water then add it.
 
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