On Oct 17, 7:05?am, Navy Diver wrote:
> I haven't tested but I have read that maybe the 'bio-bugs' are looking
> for a place to live.
> The move along with the entire water change must have shaken them up.
> I was also using softer water than now.
> But I have ordered a water/tank clarifier to help with the problem.
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> I wonder if the move may have disturbed your tank's cycle? When I
> cycling my tank it would go through periods where the water was
> cloudy, then
> it would clear up.
> Have you tested the water? What results?
> David L. Burkhead "Dum Vivimus Vivamus"
> mailto:dburkh...@sff.net "While we live, let us live."
Nitrifying bacteria are very sticky and adhere to the surfaces they're
on like glue.
When you did the move, did you also scrub down all the walls, decor,
etc as well?
I'm also wondering how long did this tank go from draining (and
turning the canister filter off, but leaving it's water and filter
media in it until set up in the new home), to set up.
Your tank sounds like it's in an obvious cycling period, so keep up
the water changes and gravel vacuuming.
You have 2 types of high polluters in your tank, so don't slack off.
It'll clear slowly on it's own.
It's now just a matter of figuring out why it's cycling. Somewhere
enough nitrifying bacteria were killed off, and knowing (when) can
help prevent it in the future for everyone who moves a tank. >> Stay informed about: cloudy water !!! ???