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Old 07-23-2003, 11:20 AM   #1
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copperish sand

Quick question to all:

My tankhas been running for about a month and i'm starting to see areas turning a copperish or bronze color.

What is this and is it bad?
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probably diatom growth.

This is a natural part of the cycle phase.
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Old 07-23-2003, 04:52 PM   #3
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Should I stir it up or just leave it as is? Thanks for your help.

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just leave it as it is and start designing your cleanup crew~! Have fun with it.
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Old 07-23-2003, 05:18 PM   #5
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What exactly would be my cleanup crew???

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your snails.. crabs.. the things that eat those diatoms..
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