02-13-2013, 05:42 PM
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Looking at the photos, that is not bad for a new tank. What you are seeing is actually more of a bacterial bloom. This happens because the tap water is full of organics even though they are invisible to our eyes. When the water is dechlorinated, bacteria are able to live in it, and the sort of bacteria that deal with organics can multiply very rapidly. They do this so fast that it clouds the water, what we call a bacterial bloom.
This will clear on its own. And it should be left alone to clear. Sometimes new tanks like this will clear in a few days, sometimes weeks. But it has to sort itself out.
A word on the clarifiers. These will "work" if the cloudiness is caused by suspended particulate matter, but usually not beyond that. But more importantly, they also bind the fish's gills, making it difficult for fish to respire and this is highly stressful. So never use any of the clarifying chemicals with fish in the tank. And I would do a major water change to get rid of the chemical.
Moving on to the next step, are you familiar with cycling? Live plants perhaps? And welcome to Tropical Fish Keeping forum.