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  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, I have been finding this brown dust settling on my plants recently, it is not sticking to them really as it blows away with a wag of the hand. I cant seem to get rid of it however and its an eye sore. I did just do a 5 day blackout but this was an issue prior to that but not as bad. I am...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, I'm having an issue I had with my previous tank/filter. There seems to be a lot of debris in the water. It's not cloudy, and I assume the debris consists of a mix of food, poop and plant material. I don' understand why my Eheim Classic 2260 isn't removing this? The tank has been up for a...
  3. Algae
    Hey guys, Just today I noticed some strange particles floating in my water. It looks as if someone with really fine, blonde hair has shaved into my tank. I've never seen this before and couldn't find anything online so here I am! In addition to whatever it is in my water column, I've recently...
  4. Equipment
    Hi everyone! I have had my aquarium for about a year now and every time I change the filter pads on my hob when I restart it, it spits out a bunch of debris into the aquarium. I've tried putting nets and filter foam under the output to try to catch some of it but that still doesn't help much. I...
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