Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 08-26-2011, 01:41 AM   #21
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Oscarr19's Avatar

POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,036
Well that isn't normal. Starting to sound like it's the gravel. I would change it but it's your call.
__________________

__________________
Oscarr19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2011, 01:44 AM   #22
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
fishiefish51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 174
Well I justed added pH reducer so Im going to see if the high pH is the problem first. If it isnt than Im going to swtich the gravel. Will I hurt my fish doing this?
__________________

__________________
fishiefish51 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2011, 01:50 AM   #23
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Oscarr19's Avatar

POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,036
Drastic and quick ph swings are never really good. I never used any ph buffer that isn't natural so I don't know how fast they work.
__________________
Oscarr19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2011, 01:56 AM   #24
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
fishiefish51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 174
Ok well Ill hope for the best! Thank you! Ill keep ya posted on how it goes and what I do. Last question what causes high phosphate levels?
__________________
fishiefish51 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2011, 02:01 AM   #25
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
fishiefish51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 174
And how do I lower the pH naturally without chemicals?
__________________
fishiefish51 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2011, 02:08 AM   #26
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Flossie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Tx
Posts: 1,906
Quote:
Originally Posted by fishiefish51
And how do I lower the pH naturally without chemicals?
Driftwood or monopi wood will safely and naturally lower ur ph
__________________

__________________
So God created great sea creatures and every living thing that scurries and swarms in the water
Flossie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cloud, cloudy, cloudy water

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cloudy water from sand CharlieB Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 9 08-19-2011 09:45 AM
2 weeks, fluval edge water still partially cloudy devine Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 2 08-04-2011 02:29 PM
Cloudy Water? CaptnIgnit Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 3 07-15-2011 10:16 AM
Help !! Cloudy water :( squidward Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 2 07-10-2011 06:38 PM
cloudy water Piscesman Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 3 07-09-2011 06:46 PM







» Photo Contest Winners







Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.