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Thread: Aquarium Crash?

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    Hey guys! I have had my 29 Gallon Planted Aquarium up for about 5 and a half months. I've kept up on my water changes and dosing schedule. Last night I went to bed last night, woke up, went about my day and when I got home (lights are on a timer for when I come home) and the tank was foggy with a bacterial bloom. Any suggestions as to why it randomly did this? I have a HOB with aquatop biological media. I'm just going to do some water changes and wait it out. Thats what I did the first time I had an bacterial bloom. Does anyone know what would cause this out of the blue? Thanks!

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    Just a quick update, I did a 50% water change and there seemed to be a fair amount of waste. I then opened up my filter and realized it had been a while since I changed out the filter floss. Once I took it out there was a fairly large amount of waste. Do you think that this is the probably reason for the bloom? I changed the filter floss, added some charcoal and a sponge from some stuff that I had laying around. Crossing my fingers that I'll be good in the morning. [Will Update]

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    Yes lack of cleaning the filters and build up organic waste is the result of the heterotrophic bacterial bloom that your tank is going through.

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    That would appear to be the case! Everything is looking good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor View Post
    Yes lack of cleaning the filters and build up organic waste is the result of the heterotrophic bacterial bloom that your tank is going through.
    btw thanks for the info Rocksor :)

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