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Old 01-02-2006, 03:26 PM   #1
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cloudy water?

hi, im new and just setting up a 65gal soon to be reef tank. all i have in the tank now are the basics. heater, skimmer, 2 powerheads, fluval 404 filter. there is no live stock or substrate yet, just salt water.
i had everything running for a couple of days just fine, but when i hooked up the filter the water got cloudy and has been for a couple of days.
i washed the biorings and carbon real good before adding it to the filter.
after i put the lr in do you think the water will clear up? anysuggestions welcome. thanx.

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Old 01-02-2006, 03:37 PM   #2
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When I put the live rock in my tank it was a little clody not really bad. But when I put My Live Sand in it was really bad. It took alway to go away a day or so.
55gallons, emperor 400 hang on filter, 150watts heater, Coralife 256watt light, 60 LB Live Sand, 43 LB Live Rock, ProClear Aquatics Pro 150 Wet/Dry Filter with Skimmer, 12 Blue Leg Hermit Crab, 2 Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp , 1 Algae Blenny, 3 Green chromis, 3 Peppermint Shrimp, 4 Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab, 3 Emerald Mithrax Crab, 1 Porcelain Anemone Crab, 1 Feather Duster, True Bulb Anemone, 3 Ocellaris Clownfish, 15 Margarita
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