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Old 12-29-2012, 03:56 PM   #1
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Default How should i do water changes in my now planted tank?

do i just syphon around the plants, i dont have any carpeting plants, but i will get some next week
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:29 PM   #2
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Just do what you normally do with more care so you do not damage your plants
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:20 PM   #3
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yep, simply siphon around and actually over (if they are a hardier plant - ie swords) your plants.
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:55 PM   #4
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you take water out and you put water in....geeeeezzzzz....do i gotta teach you everything ???.....lol

make yourself a smaller python type device so you can get into smaller areas...just be careful is all...
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:53 PM   #5
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ok thanks, when my carpeting plant gets esteblished (i dont know what type im going to get) can i syphon over it?
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Old 12-31-2012, 12:03 AM   #6
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yep, just make sure it get's good and rooted..worse case scenario you might end up having to "tuck" it back down.
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