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my aquarium water seems to be kind of green even after i did a 50 % water change a couple of hours ago...and yes it is a fairly new aquarium...its a 20 gallon tall with a 10-30 whisper filter and i added my aquatech 5-15 filter as well...

i researched a little and it said that i need to by some tetra smart that contains bacteris that will suposobly clear up the water...

any feedback plzzz

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so what do i do???
 

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it isnt close to any window at all...so ill turn off the light for 3 days and change the water daily???
 

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alright thank you for evrything:):)
 

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Need to determine if it is an algae bloom or bacteria bloom first.

If green water as mentioned above...algae bloom...complete black out for three days. Take a sheet and cover the tank as well.

If whitish cloudy...bacteria bloom. This will clear up on its own. It's a sign that your BB is trying to catch up with the environment. Usually occurs when people add a bunch of fishies at one time. Another good cause is when the filter media is removed for new.
 

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My tank was like that... did a 50% change... vaccumed most of the junk out... cleaned the plants... and then put the clarifier in... took abvout 2 more days then it was completely clear.
 

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If it is green water, send me some. I can't grow it to save my soul. It is the perfect daphnia food and is even good for feeding very small fry but growing it in my tanks has eluded me completely. I did get some going for a short time in an outdoor pond / tub but it didn't last long.
 
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