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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-14-2017, 10:15 PM Thread Starter
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cloudy water with prime?

when I do water change I let the water sit about a day with a pump running in it and heater to match the main tanks temp. I use to use api conditioner but switch to prime for the past 3 WC. the first time I used it I didn't notice it but the last 2 I notice the water gets cloudy after a day of sitting in the bin. the water also made my tank cloudy. I tested for ammonia and it was 0. any thoughts? thanks.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-15-2017, 02:01 AM
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How hard is the water? I find my hard water will do this in the barrel but it is not the Prime but hard water (calcium) collected in the barrel which is stirred when I add or pump water out to the tanks. Looks like a slight algae bloom but settles out quickly.
May not be the case at all but what I find here.
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