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Old 01-27-2014, 02:25 AM   #61
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Thats an ammonia based chemical. A trick i do thats great is i use a spray bottle with ro water and spray the glass, and then wipe it down with a squegie.
I just wipe it down with a wet cloth and then follow that with a dry cloth. It gives a perfectly clear tank. I have a whole set of shop rags that are for aquarium usage only. No chemicals ever touch them.
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I just wipe it down with a wet cloth and then follow that with a dry cloth. It gives a perfectly clear tank. I have a whole set of shop rags that are for aquarium usage only. No chemicals ever touch them.

Same here
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Thats an ammonia based chemical. A trick i do thats great is i use a spray bottle with ro water and spray the glass, and then wipe it down with a squegie.

If it was poisoned by something in the water, would that mean that I would have to do a 100% water change and clean everything in the tank?
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If it was poisoned by something in the water, would that mean that I would have to do a 100% water change and clean everything in the tank?
You could try running some activated carbon.. But more than likely yes, that is what you would have to do.

To kill a fish that fast there's only a few things it could be.

1. Poisoning
2. Improper acclimation
3. Obscenely high levels of ammonia / nitrite
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You could try running some activated carbon.. But more than likely yes, that is what you would have to do.



To kill a fish that fast there's only a few things it could be.



1. Poisoning

2. Improper acclimation

3. Obscenely high levels of ammonia / nitrite

100% sure it is not 2 or 3. I read that maybe there might be stray electricity from maybe the pump? Some guy had this problem and said that's what he found out what was killing them
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100% sure it is not 2 or 3. I read that maybe there might be stray electricity from maybe the pump? Some guy had this problem and said that's what he found out what was killing them
It's possible I guess but not terribly likely. But the same can be said of the poisoning.
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Ugh I just want to get to the bottom of this
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It's possible I guess but not terribly likely. But the same can be said of the poisoning.

If it is poison, are there any ways to test it? And I understand that I would have to take all the water out, but would I need to clean/rinse the live rock and sand as well? Would that start the cycle all over again? And lastly, when would I add the carbon?
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R u in so. Cal? Because i know some good stores there

No I don't live in Cali, I live in Florida and I'll make sure to not use Windex anymore just in case
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Ok. There are aquarium cleaning products out there specifically for aquarium glass.
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