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Can frequent water changes harm fish?

Asked: Brad Orcutt, Last Updated:

If tank water has similar pH, GH and KH as tap water, changing 50% (or more) of the water at one time will not affect fish. ... Because water changes are the first line of defense in dealing with problems such as disease, you want to be able to do large, frequent partial water changes during emergency periods.

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