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Photos help, will be easier to offer suggestions of how to drain your particular setup.

With regards to the frequency of chaging coolant, I would never specify a set time period. I would say you need to change your coolant when:
  • Coolant clouds (note coolant, not tubing)
  • Floaters in the res
  • Drop in performance
  • Changing components
  • You are bored

Personally I have never reached the point where I needed to change my coolant, I always upgrade / alter my loop before I reach that point.
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From what I have read online from a couple of different places. If your using premixed coolant than it should be changed after 6 months. << because the coolant throughout time will thicken. If your using distilled water than once a year.
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