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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 10:08 PM Thread Starter
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I am in the process of setting up a new 75G tank and the water has become VERY clody over the last 2 days. My friend told me this is a new tank bacterial bloom. He recommended I wait 2 more days then use ACUREL F to clear it up if it's still a problem. Anyone else use this product before for this purpose?
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the bacteria is there for a reason
without it ur fish will kill themselves with ammonia poisoning. let nature do its thing
watch ur ammonia and nitrite levels, keep them at or less 0.25 by performing water changes

if u have no fish, 1.0 ppm ammonia is high enough, too high and plants can melt

your water will clear up on its own soon enough

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the bacteria is there for a reason
without it ur fish will kill themselves with ammonia poisoning. let nature do its thing
watch ur ammonia and nitrite levels, keep them at or less 0.25 by performing water changes

if u have no fish, 1.0 ppm ammonia is high enough, too high and plants can melt

your water will clear up on its own soon enough
Like the man says. Leave it alone. Don't be adding chemicals. As your filter matures it will clear it's self up.
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I have and you must use a air stone in the tank....It will clear it up in a few hrs. With out the air stone aquel f does not work. It collects all the small particals and binds them together so ur filter will even pick up whats it is missing. Other word's it will get more micro filtration out of you filter.

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