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Old 06-19-2011, 11:10 AM   #1
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first timer with cloudy water!!!!

taking the plunge from fresh to saltwater after months of deliberating! i spent maaaaaaany hours online researching before starting. My girlfriend convinced my to use fine white sand in the main tank... im regreting it bigtime! it's been two days now and it looks like i have "milk" instead of water in the tank!!! any advice would be greatly appreciated. thanks
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It should settle in a few more days.
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taking the plunge from fresh to saltwater after months of deliberating! i spent maaaaaaany hours online researching before starting. My girlfriend convinced my to use fine white sand in the main tank... im regreting it bigtime! it's been two days now and it looks like i have "milk" instead of water in the tank!!! any advice would be greatly appreciated. thanks
Just wait for it to settle is all I can say. Did you clean it before use? Welcome to AA!
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yes i rinse the sand in the main tank, but i didnt rinse the live sand in the refugium! But you're right, it looks alot better already today!

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