Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Walla Walla, WA
New tank having problems already
Hi guys, my first post seeks answers.
I set up my tank yesterday. 10g 20x10x17. I used Earthgro topsoil capped with pea gravel from a local nursery. The gravel got a good wash.
Plants are in, some driftwood is in, and the tank water is BROWN. The color increases over the course of a day. I think it's my substrate leeching tannins. I'm about to preform another water change. If anyone has an answer, let me know.
I did not add any water conditioner or clarifier to the water.