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I woke up this morning to the whole tank cloudy for some reasons and some white splotches on the tank walls. I’m not sure what just happened can anyone help me figure this out?
 

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Looks like a bacteria bloom. Did you do anything different recently water change filter cleaning add more inhabitants? How new is the tank?
 
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kallililly1973 said:
Looks like a bacteria bloom. Did you do anything different recently water change filter cleaning add more inhabitants? How new is the tank?
It’s been up for about a month and 11 days.
I water-changed about 75% 3 days ago.
No fish yet.
Didn’t clean the filter.
 

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So your currently cycling the tank.. what are you feeding the tank ? Do you have an apI kit to test ammonia nitrite and nitrates? Usually with a bacteria bloom you can just let it be and will clear up within a few days.
 
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kallililly1973 said:
So your currently cycling the tank.. what are you feeding the tank ? Do you have an apI kit to test ammonia nitrite and nitrates? Usually with a bacteria bloom you can just let it be and will clear up within a few days.
1. Ok so I’m using Dr. Tim’s Ammonia
2. Yes I’ve tested it the last month and 11 days
3. Yesterday
Ammonia: 0.25
Nitrites: <0.25
Nitrates: 5
4. Also using fritz - zyme 7
Thanks!
 

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Looks like from your reading your just about there. Leave the tank alone for 2-3-4 days to see if the cloudiness clears up and retest. Looks like the ammonia and nitrites are starting to do the conversion to nitrates. Good luck!
 

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