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Old 02-20-2018, 09:42 PM   #1
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Cloudy water

Hi, I just switched my substrate from gravel to sand for my panda cories and the water is very cloudy. The fish are already in the tank so im not sure if i should turn off the pump or not. Is there a solution to this or should I just wait, and If so, with the filter on or off? Thanks
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Old 02-21-2018, 07:17 AM   #2
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No matter how well you rinse it some sand can make water cloudy until it settles. Turn your filter on and let it run for a while.
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Old 02-21-2018, 07:23 AM   #3
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Hello jr...

In a few days, the particles in the sand will settle and the water will clear. This takes time. Acurel and HBH have filter media that will help too.

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I have had the exact same problem I went and got extra fine filter floss and within 2 days of changing it out regularly the tank is not crystal clear.
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If you want to speed up the process seachem clarity and filter floss combined work wonders.
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Old 02-28-2018, 02:00 PM   #6
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What kind of sand did you use to change out the substrate?
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