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Old 03-03-2014, 05:13 AM   #1
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Totally new to this and bought my first tank! 64l tropical. I set it all up yesterday and this morning I have orange water... Please help?! Click image for larger version

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Old 03-03-2014, 10:56 AM   #2
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Is there drift wood in your tank?
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Old 03-03-2014, 11:04 AM   #3
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Did you soak it realllllly good before putting it in?
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If not that may be your cause!! ☺️
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Welcome to the forum i agree sounds like the tannins from your driftwood.

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Its the driftwood mine did the same thing it looks like a weak tea . You can put some activated carbon and itll take the color out . Itll only last a month for carbon but continue to do water changes

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Can you put active carbon in whilst my fish are in? thanks x
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:42 AM   #9
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Sorry for delay I put it in a filter media bag and ran it through my tank

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