Safe and fast aquarium water changes have been a game changer for me. Different people have different ways of accomplishing water changes. This is what has been working for me.
Some of you have asked about how I ensure that water going directly from the tap to my tanks is safe and harmless to my fish. Here I show you exactly how I do it and how it helped me break free from the “bucket brigade.”
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