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Old 05-26-2011, 04:32 PM   #1
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Well i got home today again from school, and my clown fish are swiming happy like before!!! The sand is still brown, i dont know if that will go away but i hope so, my clowns are eating again! :d and swimming happy :d thank you all for the help i owe you guys one
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Old 05-26-2011, 06:02 PM   #2
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the brown stuff is diatoms they will burn off when the silicates in the water are used up give it a week or two
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Old 05-26-2011, 06:26 PM   #3
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Should i do some water change? lat time i did water change was like 5 days ago? and it was only 50% and i dnt see my nitrites getting lower :/ but the fish is all fine thats y i dont know if to do a change of the other 50% or leave it how it is.
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Old 05-26-2011, 06:36 PM   #4
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what are the nitrites at? and yeah those are diatoms and once everything is established and you have a decent clean up crew and pods have taken over you should have no issues with diatoms
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my nitrites are at the highest. they dont seem so get lower.. :/ and my fish before alwas stayed at the same sopt and never ate but now he eats and swims around . u think my test kit might not work?
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are your clowns gills purplish
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Old 05-26-2011, 06:45 PM   #7
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Nope , it has the white line over his gills, its a tomato clown
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yeah but if their reseratory systme is gettign all screwy then their gills will begin to turn purple
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I would do a 30% water change every three or four days until you bring your nitrates down to at least 20 ppm.
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his gills are fine.
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