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No Gravel? Huge Problem!

Well, this is what happens when today is the only day you have time to set up a tank and you don't have any gravel, lets just say it has been sitting there for about an hour, i'm just starting to see it clear a little...
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I'm doing a fill later today. I have a gravel cap so I hope the same thing won't happen to me!
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I'm doing a fill later today. I have a gravel cap so I hope the same thing won't happen to me!
Most likely wont, i was just being me and decided it had to be done today, so i went ahead and did it without a cap. If you've got a cap you'll be ok.

Your cap does look a bit thin though, when you go to plant you'll probably get some disturbance and make a bit of a mess but not nearly as bad as the mess i'm currently dealing with. I really like you scape so far.


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Didn't cloud up that much when I filled my 55 dirt tank up. Not even when I tore up my 29, moved and refilled it. You must have had a hard hand on the refill.

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Didn't cloud up that much when I filled my 55 dirt tank up. Not even when I tore up my 29, moved and refilled it. You must have had a hard hand on the refill.
It's Way better now, i did like a billion water changes and added a filter and it's actually clear, the thing is i didn't cap it and i didn't rinse the dirt at all to begin with.


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