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Old 02-17-2014, 12:41 AM   #1
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Super cloudy need help.

Hello, I just set up a saltwater tank and it's super cloudy which is normal but is there any advice on how to make it clear faster? Turn off my power head , filter?
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Did you add the sand and then the water? It is most likely stirred up sand. Turning off everything will help, but as will adjusting your power heads so they don't stir things up later on...but the sand will become 'sticky' after the cycle and won't be blown around as easily.
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No I added water first.
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Either way, its sand.
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Alright thanks! I'm sure I'll need help later
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Juts setup my 40b the other day and it took about 2 days to clear up. I have the filtration going and the powerhead which helped alot. Otherwise it just sits in the water and floats. lol
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I would run your filtration, if you leave the water still it will settle over time but the second you turn the filtration on it will start blowing it around again. Run the filters and powerheads and it will clear up in a day or two.
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You can put a filter sock on the return nozzle.
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