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Old 01-19-2012, 10:28 PM   #1
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Sand question.

I won't get into the details, but I caused a little bit of a sandstorm & as much as I tried to avoid it, it still happened.

I have read both of the following, just would like to know what has worked better for everyone.

1- turn everything off & let the sand settle
2- leave the filter going with carbon to help clear it.

Yes, I know I should have cleaned the sand better. Please don't remind me.

Since I cannot go back in time and rinse it more thoroughly, what should I do?

There is live rock in the tank, I just cannot see anything to aquascape. No fish, etc.
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Old 01-19-2012, 11:05 PM   #2
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Just let it sit, I would shut off the filters so you don't clog them. It will clear up in about 48hours
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:31 AM   #3
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Thanks
I did turn it off and rise everything in the filter, hopefully it will help things settle.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:57 PM   #4
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That seemed to help some, still cloudy, my thoughts now are about it kicking back up when I go to aquascape.
Any thoughts?
Should I do a partial water change this early in the set up?
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Old 01-20-2012, 04:28 PM   #5
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It'll clear up on its own I. A couple days. I wouldnt worry about doing a pwc.
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