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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-02-2008, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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Unhappy hy i need help big time

is it safe to put fine sand on top of eco completein order to stop the fish waste to get in the soil? should i vacum the eco complete? i did it only oance after 7 months of set up and my ph went down almost kiling my fish. . i have a 45 g corner tank with a rena canister a home made co2 with yeast( another question:the surface of wather has a clowdy thing .is it because of to much co2?),i also have lots of plants(swords anubias echinodorus)i want to grow discusand i also love plantsand i do not know if i can do both.i put a lot of money in plants but most of them die . i really do not know what to do. please help
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beside amonia nitrate and ph i do not measure anything
i have a turbo co2 biosistem that i bought and i just put sugar and yeast
should i stop it at night? but my main concern is the substrate . because there was a lot of dirt in the eco comp when i vacum it
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Any tank will have a ton of gunk in it if it hasn't been vacuumed in 7 months. Are you doing regular water changes? How much, how often? CO2 does NOT cause clouding on the water surface.
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but i have eco complete in the tank . if i vacum it i take out a lot of good stuff too
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