View Full Version : how much should i change?

08/19/2006, 06:49 PM
i have a 20 gallon nano with live rock and a wet/dry filter how much water should i change and how often? i have a dwarf lion in there temporarily until i can get a bigger tank. Also i dont use a skimmer.

08/19/2006, 07:22 PM
The rule of thumb is to do 10%-15% water changes weekly. Its fine that you dont have a protein skimmer as long as you keep up with your water changes. All you need to do water changes is some airline tubing, a 5gallon plastic bucket and saltwater (hehe). Then from there you will find your own way to figure out how to complete your water changes...it is fairly simple. If you need help regarding how to do your water changes, please asK! :D

08/19/2006, 07:28 PM
i should have just kept that question about the saltwater to myself lol thanks.

08/19/2006, 09:14 PM
I have a 24Gallon Aquapod, Ive been doing 2.5 gallons a week. No noticable problems here.