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burch76 02-20-2007 01:20 PM

Algae
 
OK I have been cycling my tank for 3 weeks and now my sand is starting to turn brown, is this normal and how do i get rid of it? I have a 55 gallon tank.

usmc121581 02-20-2007 03:02 PM

It is normal for the sand to do this. What I did is stir the the top portion of the sand.

cp5041 02-22-2007 11:12 AM

i had the same problem, my tank is 55 gallons and has also been running for 3 weeks. jsut stir the top of the sand a little bit and make sure you change the water and in a month or so it should be fine


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