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Old 11-25-2012, 01:29 PM   #1
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Clear water

What's some secrets in tips to geting crystal clear water please help
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:37 PM   #3
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Any special filters is sand better then the rocks
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2 words ... Poly(ester)-fill. Works every time!

Uh ... PWC's .... is of course a given must!
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large water changes 50% or larger every 3 days

filters that use a micron filter cartridge like the hot magnum 250 or a cheaper alternative are hob filters with "pillow floss".
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:46 PM   #6
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Sounds good to me I think sand looks better
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I've heard of diatom filters but they're expensive and i don't know much about them.
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:53 PM   #8
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Im in texas can anyone help me with ordering fish from a good site please
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Ima look into that cuz when I see everyone else tank on here then I look at mines in its cloudy lol I need help
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What are you trying to order?
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What does that even have to do with clear water? But to answer the question, Aquarium Fish: Tropical Freshwater Fish and Saltwater Fish for Home Aquariums
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:11 PM   #12
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:17 PM   #13
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Thanks im checking it out right now
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UV sterilizers are a very good way to get crystal clear water even for freshwater
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Is that expensive
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Yeah so I built a diy UV sterilizer
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How can i try or buy one does it really work
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Definitely clears water it also helps filter the water.
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You can buy one at any pet store
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