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Old 10-12-2007, 12:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Right from the first fill the tank has been cloudy, brownish. I presume its from the substrate for the plants below the pebble layer. Its still hanging around after 4 days, how long should it take to fall out?

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Old 10-12-2007, 01:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Do 50% WC, try not to disturb the substrate. What's inside your canister filter?
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The cannister has charcoal, sponge and some white loops, aqua one jobby.

will do a 50/50

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It should clear up soon, once the dust settles. The charcoal will help. You could also put in some filter floss in the filter, which removes smaller particules. Water changes is always the best thing to do.



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