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Old 06-03-2005, 09:44 PM   #1
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uh oh.. i did a boo boo

Ok, so I made myself a DIY CO2 system, its been working great, but today it stopped making bubbles, so i went to mix up some more stuff, but apparently i filled the bottle up a little to high, because the next time i looked at my tank, the foam from the bottle was leaking into my aquarium! Well i took out the CO2 system and cleaned it out and i did a 90% water change but my water is still realy cloudy. Will my filter eventually clear up the water? This is sooo frustrating...
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Old 06-04-2005, 11:25 AM   #2
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You may have to do several large water changes. Aside from the nasty yeast/sugar getting in the tank, the other thing created by DIY is ethyl alcohol. If it was a brand new batch, this won't be a problem, but if itwas an older batch that shot into the tank, you'd have to worry about alcohol poisoning killing the fish.

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Old 06-04-2005, 04:20 PM   #3
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well, my water was CRYSTAL clear this morning! Luckily it was a new batch, so i don't have to worry about the alcohol. i will be more careful next time to not fill up the bottle too much.
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