Water Change

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by ro05cav, Aug 18, 2019.

  1. ro05cav

    ro05cavNew MemberMember

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    When I do my water change there is always loads of stuff floating in the water after any tips to reduce this
     
  2. kallililly1973

    kallililly1973Fishlore VIPMember

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    Is it big enough to run a fine mesh net through the water a few times to remove it. Is it white like a calcium buildup like little chunks?
     
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    ro05cav

    ro05cavNew MemberMember

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    I actually think that would work not sure why I never thought of it. It looks like stringy clear poo. Thanks for the tip
     
  4. kallililly1973

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    Welcome! How new is the tank and do you have a gravel bottom? It could be detritus worms which are harmless and usually your fish will eat them up. If your doing a deep gravel vac they sometimes will come out till they can get back into the substrate. good luck!
     
  5. jdhef

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    Are you using a gravel vacuum? If not, you really should be.
     








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