Tank is 265gal. Im not home. I just had plants in it this week and just filled it last night and hooked up pump. Then this morning all this.
Im wondering some of stabnant water inline of pump caused all this?
To me cyano smells sort of like watermelon. I dread the smell but don't think it is that horrible. Been a while but I think bacterial bloom smells more like mildew and I don't like it one bit. Not something I want in the house! Good thing it is warm right now and the windows can be opened!
2000gph is actually somewhat low for a tank of that size. Is that a filter rating or powerheads? My fx5 is is rated at 900 with no media or hoses but I only get about 600gph with it on the tank I wouldn't be surprised if you were only around 1500 gph
funny thing is guys, half the tank was filled for last 3days without any aeration or filter while i was planting all my plants.
then last night after i filled the tank all the way and hooked the pump, i get this problem.
anyone have a clue?
I always get cloudy water after setting up a new tank. A couple of large water changes usually takes care of it. I'm not sure what causes it, but I thought it was normal and never worried about it. It goes away after a week at most.