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48 hours -- looks a tiny bit better... staring at, willing it to clear up. lol
Ok, bought a new little sterilizer and just put it in the tank. We'll see... ;)
I cannot find the sterilizer---I think I got rid of it a long time ago, can't really remember. :(
Thanks! Hope I figure this out because in all my years of having aquariums I've never had this problem.
Oh my, yours was green. I'll look for my sterilizer in the garage and see about a bulb. I don't want to put any more $ into this tank right now so...
I think I have an old sterilizer in the garage--it probably needs a new bulb.
I'm so tired of this I'm ready to tear it down and start...
This is for a freshwater planted tank. Do you mean freshwater pods and clams?
Does the fluidized reactor replace the other filtration systems or are you supposed to run both?
Thank you for your advice. :) I have been running carbon 24/7 in the HOB filter and did a 85 hour black out. The tank was beautiful for about 5...
Thanks John, I'll look into it.
Thanks. John has given me good advice and I've taken it. IDK, nothing is working.
I've been grimly determined but I can't conquer it. My tank has a constant algae bloom.
I've done big water changes, no water changes, a 3 day...
Geez, you sure know how to make a girl cry.
I'm sorry you went through so much trauma as a teenager. Oh dear Lord. And yes, near death changes...
You, my friend, are far too kind.
The ph swings between 7.4 and 7.6 I'd like for it to be a bit lower but short of using distilled or RO/DI...
This is an excellent point. As so often said in this hobby, it depends. I too am going through similar questions but for a freshwater tank. And as...
I tested the tap water 4 x yesterday and once this morning.
Nitrates from tap water:
Test 1 = 0 ppm
Test 2 = 0 ppm
Test 3 = 40 ppm (???) ---> maybe...
They're 3 months old so at least that's not a problem thank goodness.
lol You're funny and it can get quite expensive.
LOL There's always something on our lists and once we get one thing we put something else on it. :D
It's a good idea so I'll look into them. Did you say you run one, I can't remember.
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