# Aquarium that requires NO water changes!

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Aquarium that requires no water changes - http://www.youtube.com/user/PhillyAquaponics In this video I give a tour of my low maintenance 29 gallon aquarium that houses 5 large goldfish that has had perfect water conditions for over a year, despite never performing any water changes or gravel cleaning...find out how by watching! Please like, subscribe, and comment!

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Kaul Watson- 8 years agoroup- 8 years agoDrama city 10s- 8 years agoSite Aquariofilia- 8 years agoMandy Griffiths- 7 years agoPer Shop- 7 years agoYou didn't remove water (and then add more), you just added more water. Both methods diluted the nitrate in the tank.

Certainly this will be affected by how many inhabitants are in the tank, too.

Гарик Степанян- 7 years agostar and fox- 7 years agothings need to be removed and trace elements need to be added.even if your water isn't testing high for the normal fish toxins their are bunch of other stuff that is hidden that isn't tested for because normally you are suppose to be doing water changes.like certain bacteria.

there's just no way of getting around changing water.cleaning a animal habitat is part of owning a pet.even people with no change water system have what's known as a drip system which basicly does the water change for them.

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A separate container where you can grow plants that the goldfish can't destroy is very useful. :)

Merb34st- 8 years agoI strongly recommend water changes (the more often the better, small amounts often are better for the fish than large amounts rarely). The solution for pollution is dilution. Even plants like the infusion of minerals from a fresh water change.

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Trioptic Blaze- 7 years agoGirlsvs Fun- 7 years agotravis cowley- 8 years agoPeople can upgrade their tanks as their fish mature.

Privacy Lover- 8 years agoUnfortunately as awesome as it is, he failed to think about the actual

fish and their future health, it seems mainly about his own convenience i.e. never having to do water changes, easy growing of fresh veggies, etc. It's best he start with the right size tank and setup because those fish

willgrow and age and it's easier to fix things when they're small.I do disagree with about water changes. He can monitor for those things and make sure levels stay where they should. Water changes are often very stressful for fish so if pH and such can be kept in balance through some other means, there's no reason water changes should be a necessity in all cases.

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FLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoIroniic zero- 9 years agoTbh I will speak like this no matter what the age is. I have helped a ton of people in this community via forums that I'm in. I don't waste time on youtube trying to prove myself to be a know it all like you.

FLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoIroniic zero- 9 years agoeither way i can be bothered continuing this. get over it kid

FLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFish come in with genetic defects and sickness that you can't tell by looking at them...IF you are constantly buying fish then you are going to constantly be losing them....ITs a crapps shoot...u never know 100% if the fish is perfectly healthy or not

FLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoI don't use city tap water

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FLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoFLC* Gaming™- 9 years agoIroniic zero- 9 years agothe plants in that tank (they look fake tbh) wont do nothing to help him. especially the fact that he has 4 comet goldfish that can grow to 12 inches long which really belong in a pond. their bodies will be stunned but their internal organs will continue to grow, the fish will develop deformities and die. already you clearly dont know what youre talking about.

water changes arent only for removing nitrates but they are also used to restore minerals which the fish need to keep healthy. the goldfish in that small volume of water alongside the plants used in your aquaponics will use up those minerals fast. again the fish will suffer. also you do WC to remove the fishes crap and i know for a fact that 4 comet goldfish can turn that tank into a dump in a week. tell me would you like to live in a small room with 3 other dudes with crap all over the place for more than a week?

i have a mini aquaponics system in my HOB where i put spider plants and palour palm to soak up excess nitrates and nutrients from the water. but heres the thing i also have tons of floating plants, a heavily planted tank w/mostly stem plants, 10x over filtration and a low bioload of fish. this makes my water very pristine. but i only do water changes every 2 - 3 weeks because i need to replenish the nutrients and my fish love new freshwater.

mate there is a difference between trying to achieve the best water quality for your fish and just being lazy slob by putting their fish in a box. next time do more research.

Direwolfgirl- 9 years agoLindsey M- 9 years agoGoldfish are pron to stunting, and he really should have them at at least a 50 gallon tank at their current size. He actually might as well get a 120 gallon since that is about what they will need as adults. (possibly more depending on how big they actually grow, the world record I believe is around 18inches)

some plants do remove ammonia and depending on the species some make use of all nitrogenous waste.

Personally, I would be more concerned with trace minerals like phosphates and calcium. They can easily crash a so called "complete ecosystem" if they get too high.

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I guess my point is that the water you add to your aquarium may or may not contain minerals and you can get minerals from other sources. So therefore minerals in the water are not really very important. When it comes down to it all water is recycled so really if you keep it in a healthy state there is no real reason why you couldn't maintain a healthy aquarium without changing the water.

lbonini1gaming- 9 years agoMax Cashmore- 9 years agoLydian Quinn- 9 years agoMax Cashmore- 9 years agoAugust Duwell- 9 years agomichelle brown- 9 years agolike that very much

BrainMach1ne- 9 years agoNICK nikki- 9 years agoApache Sakai- 9 years agoterry mcgeown- 9 years agoJerry A- 9 years agoMia Koo- 9 years agoMax Cashmore- 9 years agoBesides, who's to say he's not going to upgrade if they do eventually outgrow the tank?

Miss Shinku- 9 years agoMax Cashmore- 9 years agoBTW - few civilisations actually believed the world was flat. It's an interesting topic you should look into it.

Ross Rouleau- 9 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 9 years agoFrogos mcduck- 9 years agobrownshoeT2- 9 years agoRagTag_NFG- 9 years agoAlthough through evaporation and UV radiation all that stuff is left behind and the bonds between the hydrogen and oxygen are broken and reassembled. So in a way it is new water. common municipality water however, rarely sees this as its underground almost all the time. At least here in the states. Anyway not the point of the OP. Just the depressing though of the day :P

sam3d- 9 years agoKids, don't do drugs plz, especially not while youtubing..

+RagTag go back to your bath salts or whatever it is you are doing to yourself.

RagTag_NFG- 9 years agosam3d- 9 years agoChris Biltz- 9 years agoFrogos mcduck- 9 years agosam3d- 9 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 9 years agoFrogos mcduck- 9 years agoWilliam K- 9 years agocompwiz00- 9 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 9 years agoChris Ryan- 9 years agodocwilkey- 9 years agoKristopher Helsing- 9 years agoWilliam K- 9 years agoKristopher Helsing- 9 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 9 years agoMaiCohWolf- 9 years agoGet Decked- 9 years agoMaiCohWolf- 9 years agoThanks for the info though.

PhillyAquaponics- 9 years agoRita Field- 9 years agoBlanchard Bros- 9 years agotheresa clark- 9 years agoSierra Mitchell- 9 years agoMushroomPatch- 9 years agoBlanchard Bros- 9 years agoBlanchard Bros- 9 years agoMushroomPatch- 9 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 9 years agoMushroomPatch- 9 years agoDo you feel it is necessary, because of the exchange rate you're are doing, that you need a filter? I have an air pump that puts more than enough oxygen in the tank. Just wondering if I could eliminate the filter altogether. Your opinion?

I like to add the water into my grow bed so not to disturb my tank bottom. Since I have a soil bottle I BELIEVE I do not have to worry about solids...hopping it will decay into the soil...making it more futile. Any thoughts?

One last thing. Since you had your water tested, and it is perfect, are you considering placing more fish in the tank in order to create a more futile hydroponic bed? Or do you feel it is balanced at this time?

Thank you PhillyAquaponics

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Nolan Van Harte- 10 years agoCyndi_Sigyn- 10 years agoMorse Code- 10 years agoonetwothree57- 10 years agoLAna St.ColumB- 10 years agoLAna St.ColumB- 10 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 10 years agohere is an estimate of breakdown of prices off top of my head

-29gallon tank $80-100 new, can get cheap used though

-water pump $15-40 depending on how strong/what model

-fish 50 cents each

-grow bed planter box $10

-grow media (hydroton) $10-20 buy online

-gravel for the fishtank $5-10

-aquarium filter to use while cycling the tank/if pump fails as back up filter for the fish $15-30

-2 automatic timers $10

-light $10-50, depending on what type you get, (could just use sun)

-pvc pipe $0-1

-decorations - you decide

hope this helps you,

-J

dungeonlair- 10 years agoLou Gallo- 10 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 10 years agothanks for watching, sorry for the late response.

feel free to message me with any questions you might have.

-J

Andrew Kurdelski- 10 years agoJohanan Micaiah- 9 years agoAndrew Kurdelski- 9 years agoOuroboros- 9 years agoJohanan Micaiah- 10 years agoNualgi Aquarium- 10 years agoSarah Gabb- 10 years agoSarah Gabb- 10 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 10 years agoFor bigger flowering plants you will need deeper grow beds 8-12inches deep, you will also need good lighting that supports plant growth AND flowering...such as a two bulb set up that has one cool light (blue) and one warm light (red) for those respective purposes. For the flowering vine type plants i put stakes in the grow bed and tied them up to that, the cucumbers sprawled across the top of the grow bed, i would def rec a bigger setup if you want to grow cucumbers. hope this help you,

-J :)

Mara Pena- 10 years agoReid Smith- 10 years agoPhillyAquaponics- 10 years agoI like to top the tank off with water when the pump is in an "on" phase.. that way pouring the water in agitates the solids up from the gravel and they are easily sucked up into the pump and delivered to the grow bed. the plants also use the nitrates very efficiently so there is virtually no build up in the water. i also have composting worms in the grow bed to help breakdown the fish poop solids.

Thanks for watching!

-J

Mac D- 10 years agotarxantoo- 10 years agoGo aquaponics

PhillyAquaponics- 10 years agoKemry Mangahas- 6 years agoGoaticorn- 7 years agoTwisted86- 7 years agoEasy solution is cover the top with glass/plexi so it can't evaporate out, just be mindful of your temps to make sure the water doesn't get too warm.

Goaticorn- 7 years agoNICK nikki- 8 years agoi agree!!!!!!!so many scams!!!!!!!godblesyou!!!!!!!!!!

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hope this helps, and sorry for the delayed response,

-J

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Anyway Great Explanation Thanks a Lot :D

FOREVER AND A DAY- 10 years agoDoes the plants you put up top need lighting for growth/etc?

Would I be able to do this via putting plants in my HOB filters with no gravel/pellets but with partial sunlight via blinds??

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