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Old 06-14-2015, 04:35 PM   #1
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Clearing up sand

Just added a little over 200 pounds of sand to my tank. Now I have a chocolate milkshake looking aquarium. Any good ways to clear it up?


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Just let it settle. It will probably take about 3-5 days. Did you rinse the sand before you added it?
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No. Last time I put sand in a tank it didn't kick up like this


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It`s always best to rinse the dust out of the sand but anyway it will still clear just take awhile longer. Good luck with the tank.
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do you run carbon or sock or floss etc on your tank? that will help it clear up quicker
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I replaced the filter cartridges with some floss


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Old 06-15-2015, 02:27 AM   #7
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Throw in the Live Rock, and a filter, shouldn't take but a couple of days to clear up. Oh, and run your powerheads.
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