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A few months ago I started to change how often I clean the gravel in my aquarium. I originally cleaned it once a week, I then changed to once a month. which caused the phosphate level to rise from 1..
« "Scott": My 5 tanks have been set up for 2 to 2 1/2 years. I never clean the gravel. For the most part there is little gravel clear of p.. »
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How often should a tank be completely cleaned from top to toe? Should the gravel ever be removed completely and re-added with new gravel?
« I'm not an expert, but we do vacuum the gravel using a syphon. They sell them at varying lengths and sizes at aquarium shops and pet stor.. »
« animaux: I got yelled at by everyone here when I posted the same thing. You don't clean everything. Doing so gets rid of all the good bac.. »
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I have a 5 gallon aquarium with about 1 inch of gravel and 6 tropical fishes (1Guppy, 1platy and 4 small neon), and only have plastic plants. I have a filter that hangs ou side the aquarium, with ..
« "D P": When you feed, does any food make it to the substrate, and/or go uneaten? If you agitate the gravel, does detritus get stirred .. »
« Köi-Lö: Koi-Lo..you are mixing things up. The toxic gasses build up when an under gravel filter plate is used and not properly serviced. A.. »
« Thank you for all your replies. I guess vacuming the gravel once a month will do it. "atomweaver": NO YES You don't have any bottom fee.. »
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Hi, I normally spoon out 20% of the water once a week. Keep a light on above the tank during the day (its not near a window). The broad plant leaves are going a dark brown colour and the narrow leaf..
« (borg borg): I have 5 tanks; 10 to 75 gallons. The 75 has been up 2 years. I never clean the gravel, but I do change 20% twice weekly. I.. »
« I've heard that about brown algae. the only place were I get it in my tank is in-between the glass and the gravel at the front. I clean t.. »
« "Scott": I put a SAE in the 10 gallon tank. I can't say he works at the cleaning job very much. But the low light limits the plant growt.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Water-Gravel-cleaning-ftopict51232.html (Water Changes/Gravel cleaning)
I'm waiting for my new tank to cycle and so far it has zero ammonia, nitrites and nitrates. Should I postpone doing a water change until one of those goes above zero? Will doing a 20%+ partial wat..
http://www.petforumz.com/Gravel-cleaning-ftopict47032.html (Gravel cleaning question)
For the last few times, my fish tank gets cloudy right after water change. It clears up in a day or two and my fish don't really like it judging by the ways they act. What did I do wrong? I use a gr..
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« I don't have a UGF. I have a Fluval 304 and a 404. Plus a power head to help moving the water around. You maybe right, I may want to try 2.. »
« If you're using an alternate source for your biological/mechanical filtration such as the Fluval canister filters, you could vacuum the gr.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Gravel-cleaning-bottom-cleaning-tank-ftopict47832.html (Gravel cleaning or bottom cleaning of tank)
May I first introduce myself, I am 71 years old and a male, married with two rescued dogs called Jack and Benjie. Recently I got interested in keeping tropical fish which I very much enjoy but I do ..
« wrote in news:1158917843.952443.295670 @i3g2000cwc.googlegroups.com: How are you using the gravel vacuum siphon? In my opinion they are th.. »
« Hi.. Welcome..! Well.., in our (native) fish keeping tradition vacuuming is principally unknown.. Means we let the substrate (gravel or sa.. »
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