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Old 10-25-2011, 01:47 PM   #11
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There's no one answer to that question. It would vary based on bioload, your water change schedule, your feeding schedule, etc.

Keep up with water changes and it probably won't take long.
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i recently found my tank was horrifically cloudy - no matter what percentage of water i changed it was still as bad as before.
so i shook up all the substrate and scooped out (with a bowl) the worst of it, leaving 10% and refilled the tank. iv never seen it so clear before
so maybe its worth a try? u have to remove the filter first tho! otherwise it can get clogged xx
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Well there's only 1 Panda Cory and 1 zebra Nerite snail in there at the minute. And i change at least 50% every 1-1.5 weeks.

i already vacuumed all the gravel and changed 100% of the water today to try and get it clearer. It worked but it's not completely gone. Thanks though
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You always need to be really careful with 100% water changes as this can sometimes cause a fluctuation in pH and temp, which can shock the fish.
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