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post #1 of 4 Old 01-19-2013, 03:36 PM Thread Starter
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Water Cloudy

Hello,

I have my african cichlid tank setup and is all good. The water is slightly cloudy tho. Is this normal?
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post #2 of 4 Old 01-19-2013, 03:59 PM
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As the tank gets cycled more, and established the water should clear up. It is normal.
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post #3 of 4 Old 01-19-2013, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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so when you say "cycled more" do you mean water changes?
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post #4 of 4 Old 01-19-2013, 08:32 PM
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so when you say "cycled more" do you mean water changes?
Well, the murky water could be the result of many things. Since your tank is new, you could be having a bacteria bloom, and this is part of the cycling process. If you want some more information on cycling, it can be found here:

How to Cycle a Fish Tank - Oscarfishlover.com

Here is some more info:

Tank Water Has Turned Cloudy - Oscarfishlover.com

This murky water could also be suspended particles in the tank, and with proper filteration it should clear up over time. Hope it helps
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