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Old 07-05-2012, 09:53 PM   #1 
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Water Changes?

How often should I do water changes, and what percent? I have a one gallon with a male who poops SO MUCH (it's crazy...), one gallon with a girl, a 3 gallon, and a 2.5 gallon. None of them have any tank mates. I currently do 100% every day, but I know that is stressful for them.
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:06 PM   #2 
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2 50% and 1 100% per week for the one who poops crazy, and 1 50% and 1 100% per week for the others.
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:07 PM   #3 
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You didn't mention if the tanks are filtered or not? You should try to avoid 100% water changes everyday. Change 40 - 50% every 3-4 days.
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:09 PM   #4 
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We have three 1 gallon unfiltered bowls. We change with 2 50% changes per week, with 1 100% per week.
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:11 PM   #5 
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Sorry! They aren't filtered.

Thanks so much, guys. (:
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:40 AM   #6 
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If you want you can get a Tetra Whisper In-Tank Filter 3I. I had this filter when I had a 1.5 gallon tank. It work well. Nothing fancy but it got the job done. You would just have to clean the tubing about 1 a week if you see build up where the tube connects to the filter. It's about $8.00 on Amazon.
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Old 07-07-2012, 03:11 AM   #7 
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I have a big syrine I suck out the bottom waste and refill the bowl every 3 days. each time I suck out about 1/5 gal.
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