cloudy water 30 Gallon Tank 

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Hey guys! My 30 gallon is up and running. I used a sand substrate and have a 70 gallon aqua clear filter. My tank was pretty and clear up until about 1 month ago. The water at that point started to get a brown tinged cloudy. I have done water changes to no avail. The water parameters are all WNL amm-0 nitrites-0 and nitrates 10. The fish are all happy. Cories laying eggs, baby platy growing like crazy. I just want my clear water back so I can see my pretty babies better! Help!!!!
 

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Sounds like an algae bloom, not really a lot you can do but ride it out. I had one a while back and just blacked the tank out for 5 days only turning the lights on at feeding, worked for me.
Nick

Contradicted myself by saying not a lot you can do, DUH, Black out mate.
 

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what you are having is probably diatoms it will go away on its own. No reason to worry.
 

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No driftwood. The water has been cloudy for going on 2-3 weeks now.
 
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brown cloudy water

Sorry for reposting but I am not sure what happened to my thread... can not seem to find it. My problem is brownish cloudy water for a couple of weeks. My water parameters are fine 0-0-10. Fish are happy... water is just ugly. We have now started to notice build up on the walls of the tank. Is this algae?? What can I do to fix this problem?
 

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If is like Brownish is Diatoms. How long has the tank been cycled?
 

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Hi.

Click in My Threads on the tool bar above. It's below the 1st tool bar that says Fish Forum Home, My Settings, Aquarium Articles, etc...

I found your previous thread for you though



Best of luck!
 

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Hello Aquarium Dunce,

I have merged your two threads (thanks peacemaker) and moved it to the Aquarium Water/Cloudy Water section of the forum.

Thanks!
Ken
 
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tank has been cycled for a few months now
 
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