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Old 06-30-2013, 10:10 PM   #1
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Cloudy water

I have a 10 gal tank that has been going quite swimmingly, litterally, and all the fish seem to be very happy, the only thing is that a few days ago, the water got really cloudy an green started to form of the fake plants i have in the tank. What should i do? Or is everything fine?
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:19 AM   #2
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It's ammonia. Do water changes. Cut back feed. Read up on a cycle fish tank. Basically it's rotting food because there is no "good" bacteria bacteria in the rocks yet to break it down.
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It could be bacteria , algae , or ammonia , check your filter , do a 100% water change and clean your whole filter and heater ( if you have one )
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And also when do you clean the tank ?
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If there are fiah in my tank and i continue to do water changes every day, with the nitrogen cycle complete itself?
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Yes it will. It looks like an alge growth. What light are you using
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Yes it will. It looks like an alge growth. What light are you using
An upgraded led light
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Have you tested your params?
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what is your lighting schedule???? needs to be set on a timer and hrs prolly need to be reduced. I had to reduce my lighting time with leds and I have a dimmable unit which I run on low setting to stop algae growth.....Have you tested the ammonia levels?? prolly algae as stated above...read this article...Aquarium Algae Maintenance: Effective Algae Control
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I would advise AGAINST a 100% wc.

Do you have a test kit?
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Old 07-01-2013, 08:25 PM   #11
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I just ordered one online!
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