Importance of Water Changes

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Importance of Water Changes

If you've kept fish for just about ANY time at all, you've heard of the term "water change" and how everyone makes a huge deal about it. But then, what is it? And why is it so important?

A water change is the purposeful removal of water from the aquarium and filling back up of the aquarium, specifically new, clean water. People do water changes at their own rate, at their own amount. The average water change is about two times a week, 50% of the water each time. But it varies to every...
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It is true that water changes are very important when it comes to keeping fish. How do you do water changes? I use a Python water changer.
 

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I use a water hose and an outdoor faucet, it works the same.
 

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I think a lot of fish keepers, especially beginners dont appreciate how important water changes are to your fishes.

How would you like living in a toilet that never got flushed ? Yukkk !
 
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