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Old 03-15-2007, 08:48 PM   #1
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cloudy tank

hey guys my tank has started to get a little cloudy what is the best way to clear it up? I have done a PTW. Thanks for the help!

Ammonia .25
NO3 -- 40
NO2 -- 0
Ph -- 8
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Probably coming from your ammonia. Is your tank cycled yet?
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I'm wondering where the ammonia is coming from if you have no nitrItes and that high of nitrAtes. What do you have in the tank?
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Old 03-16-2007, 01:59 PM   #4
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yes tank was fullt cycled and I have 2 clownfish, spotted puffer, pinstripe wrasse and yellow tang.
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What sized tank? If you update "my info" on the home page, with your tank size/critters/equipment, we can help you better.
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The problem is your ammonia. It is too high causing the cloudy water. Frequent PWC`s are needed.
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I did a 25% pwc and it looks worse after 4 hours waiting. It looks cloudy as well as little particles everywhere coming from my CPR bak pak2. What should I do?
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Are these little particles micro air bubbles by any chance?
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well thats what I thought it was at first but I dont think they are.
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hmmm...if they are coming from your skimmer they could easily be micro bubbles. Can you shut your skimmer down for a couple of hours and see if that helps?
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