View Full Version : Bad water

02-24-2008, 01:30 PM
Is there a way to tell if there is a bacteria infection still in the water??

The reason I ask is that I just set up my tank at a new home, and it was clear yesterday, and today it seems to be a little murky. Does this mean that bacteria has been "re-born" in my tank, or is the filtration need to be changed?

02-24-2008, 01:40 PM
If the filter medias were not submerged in water the bacteria are dead... The new change could be anything though.. Do you have driftwood in your tank?

02-25-2008, 07:27 PM
I figured it could be anything at this point. I did not keep my media out of the water. I don't want to kill all the bacteria, and I also had exceeded the amount of days to dose it with antibiotic's. So I believe the bacteria is cleared out. Today it is still a little fuzzy, but I think I need to clean my filter out and let it keep cycling. Thanks for your help!