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Old 03-16-2011, 12:04 AM   #1
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I have a 55 gallon. I have 1.014 salanity. I put 20 lbs fine grain sand and 40 lbs of live sand (black) my water is cloudy. Check out the picture. Good ph and alk too. Please help!
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Old 03-16-2011, 12:07 AM   #2
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You defiantly need a higher salinity
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You defiantly need a higher salinity
But it that causing it to be so murky?
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no that happens when you first put the water in, it will clear up after a few days maybe
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no that happens when you first put the water in, it will clear up after a few days maybe
Do you think I should keep running my filter and powerhead?
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The powerhead will help stir everything up and as stared above you should start to see a noticeable difference in a couple days at most
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I would keep it going as if you had fish in it. That's what I did, but I'm not a pro
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Ok thank you! Well I'l give it a fewdaysand see what happens
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