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Hey guys.. this 75gal is my biggest aquarium to date.. and it's the first planted that I am trying out.

This is my first endevour with sand and eco-complete..
The water is very cloudy and I assume from the sand settling

The filter has been running non-stop for approx 48 hours and the water is still cloudy but less so..

My question is how long should I expect it to take to settle down? Is a week too long?
 

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Depends on how much you rinsed the sand. Eco can be a little dirty to. You can add stuff to help filter it. Just check out you lfs.
 

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Repeated 50% water changes will help a lot. I usually don't rinse the substrate. Instead I do 3-4 water changes with a python.

This will get rid of the majority of the fine particles. It also gives the flower beds some more water.
 

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Thanks Guys.. I'll start with water changes tomorrow..
 
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