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Old 11-02-2003, 09:26 AM   #1
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HELP!!!!!! I Cant see Through my aqaurium

I Have a 55 gallon Fish only salt tank. Its been running almosta year now with no problems . Last night I went to sleep and the water was crystal. I have a magnum 350 canister an aquaclear 500 on the back and to powerheads. I woke up thjis morning and i cant even see the fish in the tank. I have a yellow tank 2 percula clowns a Half black damsel a blue damsel a bar goby a coral catfish and a green chromis. They are all swimmimg around fine. And my one piece of rockwith green star polyps looks okay ie the polyps are opened and out. I had the walls primed yesterday could this have something to do with it. Should i mix up a huge batch and saltwalter and do a massive change? Ive gone through my cycles brown algae than green and now red/purple algae. My levels are ok ammonia salinity pf nitrite nitrate same as ever. PLease HELP

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Old 11-02-2003, 09:31 AM   #2
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WATER CHANGE FAST!!!! I killed off half off my tank by using love my carpet deoderizer a few years back. Tank looked the same as yours. All my mushrooms melted and my sand bed life disapeared. I did 2 50% water changes in two days. Everything made a comeback in about six months but it did some damage noe the less. Open some windows if you can!



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What does the cloudiness look like? Does it look like smoke in the water? It is most likely an opportunistic bacterial bloom feeding on excess nutrients in the water. I would do a water change with RO/DI water and ccut back feeding for a few days, if it is a bacterial bloom.

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