What is the longest you have gone without a water change or supplements

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  1. jacoc

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    1.5 weeks, but my tank's kinda new.
     
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    In the days that kinda gave up; Close to two years. No skimmer, no additives. Only top up tap water. Only had two damsels and a boxer shrimp and one leather coral. Not proud of it. I currently add +- 20% every second week. My tank is now full of coral and fish though and using RO as top up. Damsels, boxer and coral still with me:)
     
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    Full Blown Reef- 1.5 years.
    But I spent a small fortune on additives
     
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    About a year, but kept up with additives.
     
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    as short as possible, around a week to two max
     
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    around 2months... cant actually remember lol but I have been dosing ALk, Ca, Mg the whole time
     
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    Three months but I still add additives
     
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    I believe in water changes, cause not only does it remove or dilute nutrients, it also replenish trace elements. I went about 2 weeks max without a water change. Usually 10% per week ;)
     
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