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Housing RCS

Nitrate sitting at 15-20
TDS 180
GH: 4

Was due for a weekly change 3 days ago but the parameters haven't changed much? Should I just leave it till it changes? or change anyway?

I've got 4 berried in there at the moment , don't want to potentially stress them out

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I wouldn't worry with it. When I had a tank full of PFRs I think I did water changes every 2-3 weeks or when TDS got over 200. Folks change every week regardless (Which I do on my other tanks, neo tank gets once every two weeks). So it's whatever works for you and your shrimp. I'd keep an eye on the TDS, top off with straight RO water so as not to add any extra minerals and maintain the way you feel is best:)
 

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I think water changes are always good unless you are doing a walstad like setup. We don't measure the stuff that we want to get rid of.

Just make sure the temperature and hardness of the new water is close to the tank water and they will love it.
 

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They are just having a great time in there atm, very active - but not hyper.

I'll keep a close eye on the nitrates and TDS in the coming days

Thanks guys ;)
 
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