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Re: [Killietalk] In Quest of Information
Considering that I don't change more than 50% a week and I got good results,
I would shoot for 100% volume movement if it is a drip system because of the
good mixing with the bad ratio.
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From: <LeeH920226 at aol_com>
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Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 3:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Killietalk] In Quest of Information
> In a message dated 3/2/08 11:28:41 AM, ffarner at coinet_com writes:
>> I am
>> seeking consensus of the optimum rate of water exchange should/could be.
> I found no additional benefits in my system to exceed about 20% per day.
> cost of water is significant, so there is no reason to go farther than is
> experimentally sufficient. Perhaps if I had better displacement instead of
> mixing, I would see a maximum effect at a lower level, or perhaps at a
> level. I don't know. The drip system that I use does not displace the
> that settle on the bottom. In larger tanks aeration helps stir that up,
> occasional siphoning is necessary. Ii didn't do that I might never be
> forced to
> look at the fish.
> Lee Harper
> Media PA
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