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Old 04-13-2013, 11:25 PM   #1
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Question Slight Fish Tank Odor

I have a slight fish tank odor, and by slight it is almost none. When I first walk into my room I can notice it but 2 minutes later I get used to it. My tank is established, all the levels are fine (checked it) but it still has an odor? Anyone know whats wrong? I clean my tank once a week and do 30% water changes.

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Old 04-13-2013, 11:44 PM   #2
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They always have a bit of a smell. I guess it others some people more than others. You could do 25 to 50% water change every day or every other day, and see If that helps. Al long as your test comes out ok, I wouldn't worry.

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Chemi pure elite helps a lot. It could also be that your carbon needs to be changed.
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Try wiping all the under edges of the inside tank rim and lid edges and creases. When tearing down my last tank I was surprised there was a little gunk around in there and it was yucky brownish and a little smelly.

Little moist misdirected flakes or pellets of food and stuff is just a little smelly in general. So maybe that could help. I used a dry paper towel just so I could see what I had been missing!

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