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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-25-2013, 02:52 AM Thread Starter
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DIY co2 spill

=/ my bottle got knocked over and close to half of the solution spilled into my 10 gallon tank =/...

now its all cloudy and there is fluzzy white stuff growing all over.

i have done about 6 20% water changes and dosed 1 ml h202. anyone know how to clear this without bleaching or taking the tank apart?

co2 levels are stable, my drop checker is still green. After i added the h202, my substrate has stopped bubbling.

anyone has any experience?
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I've never experienced this myself, but I think I have an idea what top expect. The yeast will continue eating the sugar until its gone, creating an alcohol byproduct. The alcohol will kill your fish if it gets to concentrated. I'd keep up with the water changes and try to find a way to kill off the yeast faster.

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I would do 6 more 50% water changes... thats rough... you should keep your reactors on the floor and your bubble counters up high next time
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