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Old 10-21-2011, 04:10 PM   #1
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how to filter tiny particles?

Anyone got any ideas on how to get rid of the little floating particals? Its driving me nuts, please help
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:13 PM   #2
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What kind of filter do you have?

Polyfil does wonders to give water that extra polish. You can buy it at any arts / craft stores, walmart etc. Just make sure it's 100% polyfil ... no fire retardants etc.
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:42 PM   #3
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I bought some of that no effect... I have fluval 305 and 204 on a 240L tank
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Old 10-21-2011, 04:53 PM   #4
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try and add some water clarifier
seachem and tetra make some
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I have accu clear, dont work
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Old 10-21-2011, 05:21 PM   #6
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Are you sure they are not microbubbles from somewhere? Polyfill works wonders for me. I've been using it in all my tanks for years.
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Im not sure, how would I know if they were and how would I get rid of them?
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Are you sure they are not microbubbles from somewhere? Polyfill works wonders for me. I've been using it in all my tanks for years.
+1 with meegosh. Any particles in the water column would be caught in poly-fill. By chance how often do you change the polyfill? I change mine every two weeks and it's amazing how FILTHY they can get in two weeks.

Are these particles only floating on the surface? If so are you running an air-stone?

Could be micro-bubbles that look the particles, especially when you look at it from below the water line with the lights on. I have something similar and I know it's just micro-bubbles.
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+1 with meegosh. Any particles in the water column would be caught in poly-fill. By chance how often do you change the polyfill? I change mine every two weeks and it's amazing how FILTHY they can get in two weeks.

Are these particles only floating on the surface? If so are you running an air-stone?

Could be micro-bubbles that look the particles, especially when you look at it from below the water line with the lights on. I have something

similar and I know it's just micro-bubbles.
I change it every 2 weeks but clean every week.

Yes on surface and in water, im running 2 disc air stones under stand. How can I get rid of these bubbles it doing my head in
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