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Old 01-18-2013, 08:23 AM   #1
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Cloudy water

Why does my water get cloudy every time I do a WC ? It does clear up but repeat every time
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:49 AM   #2
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Is your water cloudy out of the tap? My water sometimes is but after it sits for a minute it clears up. Or does your water get cloudy once its in the tank?
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:57 AM   #3
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Not cloudy out of tap. Cloudy after it is in tank for 12 hrs +/- . So if I do WC at night, in the morning looks like milk (very light tho) and then clears up after a day
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:10 PM   #4
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It's a small bacteria bloom, mine does the same thing. If it ever never clears up then you cleaned to well and killed to much good bacteria to straighten it out. I wouldn't worry about it as long as your tank isn't showing ammonia and nitrites
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is it cloudy immediately after adding the new water? or does it take some time to actually get cloudy?
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As A. McF. said, if your readings are showing no nitrites or ammonia then its nothing to worry about. If the look bothers you then add some Seachem Clarity to your tank after your water change.
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:56 PM   #7
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That's what I thought. It only does it to the 27g cube. None of the other tanks gets cloudy like that. I usually do 50% WC every week.
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