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Re: [APD] Need of Water Changes
> I have a 110 lts tank, heavily planted with excellent plant
> growth. Only an external filter, whisper type. Double tube
> light, 10 hours per day on.
> No Co2 injection. No algae problems whatsoever. I only
> measure NO2 and pH.
> NO2 is always very low (at the bottom of the scale) and pH is
> always slightly alkaline, despite of the efforts to get it
> neutral (Tap water here is from sea water distillers and is
> alkaline). Temperature is approx 26 degC. I only add water
> that is lost by evaporation. Fishes seems happy and with no
> diseases, since I don't nee to introduce new fishes or plants
> too often. My question is: do I have to make water changes or
> not and how often?
> What other measurement do you recommend me?
> I appreciate your feedback
With this tank setup, I don't see any need to do water changes. Maybe
do 1 every 3 months or so, about 50% of the volume. That's it.
If the plants and fish are happy, why mess with it?
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