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Thread: Prime

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    Ok dumb question...Do you add Prime to the tank after the water change or before the water change?

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    You drain however much water you would like to change from your tank, then add the prime to the tank before refilling, or add it to each individual buckets of water, depending on what your method is.
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    After draining out the tank water THEN you add the prime before adding the chlorinated makeup water.
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    If your using a python water changer (like I do) just add enough prime to treat the tank then fill up the tank

    When I used buckets to re-fill my tanks, I would treat the water in the bucket (with just enough to treat the water in the bucket) and then pore the water into the tank.
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    When I use my python after I drain the tank I put enough prime in to treat the whole tank, and then fill it back up. When I do the bucket method (on my smaller tanks) I add prime to each bucket. It acts instantly.
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    when i treat my water (i use api not prime sorry) i take out enough to treat the full tank, and treat the buckets. between adding buckets i add the rest of the treatment to the tank just incase XD
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