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    Water changes upswing prime

    Hello everyone I was wondering about when doing water changes if I could just use Prime Aquarium Water Conditioner when doing my weekly changes or would I have to use other chemicals it's a African cichlid tank it's 125 gallon

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    That's all I use and I have never had a problem
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    Cool so that will take care of anything that would cause my fish from dying when doing water changes thanks doug

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    So I just orderd a 2L of prime conditioner to get rid of the chlorine and other stuff that maybe in my tank that will harm my fish when I do water changes. Hope this stuffs good like people tell me

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    It works very well. If you want the same effect for even less money, you could try the concentrated version, Safe. The 2L bottle should last you a while though!



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    Thanks I hope it does I had to get it it was just a good deal I couldn't pass it up

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    If you want to go real cheap,you can always go to Bebbington Ind.44 Wright Ave., Burnside.The only thing that needs to be removed in city water is Chlorine.Sodium Thiosulfate is only $20/kg.Enough to last many,many years.I use 1 crystal per 5 gal. of water.Safe and cheap;I've been using it for 10 years now.I do lots of large frequent water changes in 3 large tanks and glad I found out about that stuff,it has literally saved me hundreds of $$$$$.
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    Really thanks I'll remember that as for the prime it seems to take care of a few things so I'll use it and if I get to low on it I'll remember that place and try it thanks blue lagoon

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    Hello I was just wondering if I am using prime in my tank and it says to use one capful for every hundred gallons and I do a 50 gallon water change I was just wondering it wouldn't hurt my fish if I use one capful or should I just use half of that

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    Either way it won't hurt the fish
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    Thanks graham

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    Carbon removes chlorine as well, many people overlook the simple solution of just simply putting a filter on their sink.

    There are filters that hook right up to your tap that cost 15-50 dollars and there are ones that hook right up under your sink from 50-1000's of dollars or ones that go right inline to your hot water tank that cost lost of money as well.

    The only time I have really even used the chemicals is in my first initial set up/fill of my tank after that I would only use the chemical if I did anything over a 25% water change as the carbon in my filter always was enough to remove the chlorine

    http://www.thewaterexchange.net/fluo...er-filters.htm
    http://www.aquasafecanada.com/water-filtration-systems/

    the ones that go under your sink would only need to be replaced maybe 1-5 years depending on the usage.

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