02-24-2012, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Tazman
" removed bio-wheel thinking it maybe contaminated"
This is the single most point on the filter that good bacteria grow...I suspected that by removing it you have caused a mini cycle as there is no more good bacteria.
By contaminated, what do you mean?
The CAE will simply grow too big for that tank.
I'm beginning to think, from your comment, that he's not CAE. I've had him for about 6 mths and he hasn't grown.
I am so screwing up with this tank...in my misguided way of thinking that by removing the bio-wheel, I'd be removing any leftover ammonia and replaced the filter to boot, so now I've really sent the tank into a new cycle. Thankful I don't have a tankful of fish.