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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-17-2005, 10:05 PM Thread Starter
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DE In Tank Help!

I just was doing my Sunday water change and decided to run to Vortex DE filter for a couple of hours. Dumb me started the filter without the filter element and spewed DE into the tank. It's a cloudy mess! I am now running the filter correctly to try to remove the DE. Qustions:

1. Is this harmful to the fish and plants?
2. Will the DE cause a diatom algea problem?
3. Any other concerns or recommendations?

Thanks all. I'm kinda worried about this.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-17-2005, 10:08 PM
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It will cause no harm...its just real ugly for a bit. Dont ya hate it when that happens ?
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-17-2005, 11:19 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks Buck! I feel much better. Doh!
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