If you read the blog regularly, you know that I am constantly advocating for frequent water changes. It’s the single best thing you can do to maintain a stable tank and keep your fish healthy.
One of the most detrimental aspects to good fish health is constant swings in water parameters. Once your tank is established, maintaining stable water conditions should be one of your first priorities. I consistently see cichlid keepers, typically newer ones in the hobby, struggling to understand why sudden changes occur in their water parameters. How does this happen and how can it be prevented?