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Old 05-18-2014, 06:35 PM   #1
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Pool filtered sand HELP!!!

Help I put pool filtered sand in my 30g and it looks like this thank god no fish were in it!!! PLEASE HELP!!! Did I get the wrong sand or whatClick image for larger version

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Old 05-18-2014, 06:48 PM   #2
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Did you wash the pool filter sand out first?? If not thats the small particulates floating around. Give it a couple of hours and it will settle. And with your net try to pick up the floating debris. And if you want you can do some partial water changes as well
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Old 05-18-2014, 06:51 PM   #3
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Yes I rinse it for an hour!!! And I have two filters running also. When I do water change and sophin it just stirs up again
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Old 05-18-2014, 06:53 PM   #4
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Tanks generally look like that when filled with substrate - it shouldn't last more than a few hours.
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Old 05-18-2014, 06:54 PM   #5
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I hope not it's killing me looking like that!!! This is my first sand aquarium so I'm a newbie
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Just worried about the ph and all that
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Are you sure you used pfs? Where did you get it?

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Old 05-18-2014, 06:59 PM   #8
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Yes sir Click image for larger version

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If you do water changes dont siphon from the bottom just near the top. And when u add water dont let it pour out soo heavily so it doesn't stir the sand soo much.
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That's exactly what I did. Still super cloudy I can't even see in the tank.
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