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Old 09-21-2004, 11:46 PM   #1
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GREEN AQUARIUM GLASS?

I recently inherited a 90 gallon aquarium & when I filled it up with water the water appears green. When I scooped some water from the aquarium with a cup the water looked white. Why could the water be green?
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Could be the chemical composition of the glass causing the water to appear greenish.
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Old 09-21-2004, 11:55 PM   #3
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I just hope it is not residue from something...I doubt it because the sealent is white.
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When the tank was empty did it have a greenish cast to it, like old Coke bottles? That is odd...
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When you looked at the water in the glass, did you have a white piece of paper behind it?
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The thicker the glass is the more greenish it will look. Your tank may use thicker than normal sheets of glass.
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Old 09-25-2004, 08:31 PM   #8
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I figured it was because of glass thickness. When I put in the gravel the green look completely dissapeared. Cool eh?
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