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Why do water changes?

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Why do water changes?

Why do water changes?   Water quality ensures your aquarium and the wellbeing of the inhabitants within the underwater neighbourhood are good. Water changes are a fundamental aspect of maintaining high water quality and managing your fishes health.   Why does it matter? Even with an efficient filtration system, water changing is a basic requirement of any aquarium. Siphoning a percentage of the water from the aquarium and replacing it with new, “clean” water helps remove waste and organic material (uneaten food, dead plant matter), breaking down in the aquarium. Dissolving organic matter will contribute to the concentration of nitrate...

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