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07-21-2009, 07:07 PM
Tank Fluval 240; Filter Fluval 305; Media Bottom Carbon; Middle Pre-filter and carbon; Top Bio Max and polishing pad.
Water 21 parts RO and 4 parts tap.
GH 4; KH 5; PH 7.8; Ammonia - nil; Nitrite - nil; Nitrate - 5.
There is a milky look to the water which will not clear.

Fish: 14 Cardinals
8 Chain Loach
4 Yamato

Any suggestions?

07-21-2009, 07:28 PM
how long has tank been established? sounds like a bacteria bloom or could be microbubbles... how long has the tank been cloudy also?

07-21-2009, 08:26 PM
sounds like a new tank and the normal bacterial bloom