How do I change the water for my fish?
- Clean the inside of the glass. Use a sponge to gently remove any buildup on the glass inside your fish tank.
- Prepare your buckets. You’ll need one bucket for newly mixed saltwater (for saltwater fish) and another to empty existing tank water into.
- Remove debris.
- Time to repeat.
- Refill your tank.
How do you change the water in a freshwater tank?
Should I remove my fish when doing a water change?
Should I remove the Fish? No, you don’t need to remove the fish when you perform your regular 10-15% water changes. You’re going to make more work for yourself than you need to, and is going to be extremely stressful for your fish. It could even cause physical injuries.