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KI>Just how much water should you change in your killifish tank.
KI>Also , how offen should you change the water.-once a week or month.
Depends on a lot of factors, such as: size of tank, stocking density,
feeding schedule, what you are feeding, kind of fish, plants (if any),
filtration used, etc.
I keep my tanks fairly lightly stocked--I have a 20 high with 2 pairs of
Fp. sjoestedti Dwarf Red, a pair of kribs, and half a dozen cory cats,
plus plants (my husband calls it a jungle tank because the plants are
pretty overgrown) that's pretty typical and I do a 20% change about once
a month. Filtration on this tank is a power filter drawing water through
an undergravel filter.
In general, the more you feed, the higher the stocking density, and the
messier the fish, the more often you will have to change the water.
Watch your fish and plant growth. My tanks tend to signal that it's time
to do a water change when I start to find some algae growing on the
front glass.....A disease outbreak (ick, velvet) etc is also a signal
that the water quality is poor, since poor conditions weaken the fishes
ability to fight disease.
Just some thoughts. More experienced members will probably be able to
tell you more.
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