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Old 07-29-2013, 01:02 PM   #1
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Sand still clouding

Idk what to do I put sand in several days ago and it's still not settling I can't turn my power head on till I get it all to settle
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Old 07-29-2013, 01:03 PM   #2
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Did u rinse it before u put it in
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Old 07-29-2013, 01:10 PM   #3
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Yeaaaaaah no idk how to do that
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Old 07-29-2013, 01:13 PM   #4
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If u did not rinse it.... Big mistake what u will have to do is take the sand out. Then put it in a bucket run a hose in the bucket and swirl the water around empty the water and do it again until the water is clear when u swirl it
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The purpose of rinseing it is so that u get the small particles of sand out
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What u r seeing not settleing in the tank is the small particles that won't settle
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Old 07-29-2013, 02:34 PM   #7
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Ohhhhh ok is there any other way to do this cuz I don't wanna do that
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Old 07-29-2013, 02:35 PM   #8
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Do what
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Old 07-29-2013, 02:40 PM   #9
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Ohhhhh well u could try to siphon all the water out and see if the small particles come out but there is no garentee this method will work
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Old 07-29-2013, 02:41 PM   #10
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If you have an old hob filter or canister you can set it up with just filter floss/poly fill and let it run for about an hour or so then change the material out with fresh. Make sure to disturb the sand bed a few times to get what has settled back into the water column.
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