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Old 03-11-2012, 01:27 PM   #61
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Fx5 my tank is 150g
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Old 03-11-2012, 01:31 PM   #62
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Ah that's a fluval so maybe get some of those polishing pads I was talking about.
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Old 03-11-2012, 02:12 PM   #63
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Thanx I will def check em out
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Old 03-11-2012, 03:35 PM   #64
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I spent 3 hours washing my sand. It was hazy for a few hours. It will be fine im sure. Also dont bother buying bioballs, get some plain plastic potscrubbers from the dollar store. Works just as good
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Old 03-11-2012, 05:19 PM   #65
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Ok I can do that lol has anyone ever used the bio stones I'm really tempted to buy these things!!
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Old 03-11-2012, 05:29 PM   #66
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I don't use plastic, I use the fluval biomax.
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Not bio balls they're called bio stones that go in ur tank
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Old 03-11-2012, 05:59 PM   #68
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Oh sorry, no I've never used those.
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:42 PM   #69
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I put 50% blasting sand and 50% black floramax sand didn't bother rinsing either one, filled with a garden hose and fired up the fluval 304, couldn't see an inch into the tank at first, the only thing I did that I can see making a difference was I took the large foam pad from the sump on my fw 150 and wrung out the nasty to seed BB in the new set up, I don't know if it was the biofilm or what but the water cleared in @ 4hrs. perhaps the addition of some biologics from another set up might be just what you need to attach to the particles that are stiill floating around and weigh them down, sounds a little far fetched but it worked for me
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Ok its been 3 wks and my water is clear but not crystal clear like I want!!! I'm so disappointed why do I still have this small bit of haze that just won't go away and its drivin me nuts!!
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