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Old 02-03-2011, 02:35 PM   #1
 
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Are the biocubes good for saltwater i saw one and it was 150 14 gallon with the filter built in and good lightiing already built into it and it looks perfect i just wanted to see if any one used them before and if there good.????
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:15 PM   #2
 
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I have a 29 gallon biocube.I just set it up 5 days ago.I used sand and cannot get it to clear up.Any ideas on how to get the tank to clear up?I put a rock in there and u cannot even see the rock it is so cloudy.Thanks for any help.
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:19 PM   #3
 
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If you didnt rinse the sand a lot of times prior to putting it in your tank then it will cloud up and might take a week to settle.
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:47 PM   #4
 
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But i did the same thing with my 14 gallon and it did not look like that.But the sand i used seems to fell fine in the cloudy tank.My 14 gallon tank the sand feels gritty.
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:49 PM   #5
 
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Your right i did not rinse the sand its live sand.Do u have any idea what to do now.It has been 5 days.
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Old 02-04-2011, 02:50 PM   #6
 
put some live like 20lbs of live rock in there it helps the filtration alot better and its only the 5th day it will prob take a week to start clearing up and when u get live rock putt some in the filter with the bioballs better filtration.. do u like the biocube???
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Old 02-04-2011, 03:36 PM   #7
 
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Yes i really like it.Now i want to turn our 55 gallon into saltwater now.I have a pair clowns and 2 spotted cardinals and i cannot add anymore fish because of the female clown. I put a shrimp in there and a firefish and she killed both of them.Do u have a clue in how i can add more fish? I have them in a 14 gallon till i can get the 29 cleared up then i am gonna switch them over.
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:59 PM   #8
 
no i dont sorry thats why i dont like to keep pairs because that happens..
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Old 02-04-2011, 11:19 PM   #9
 
do the cubes come with a heater??
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Old 02-05-2011, 07:35 PM   #10
 
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Your right i did not rinse the sand its live sand.Do u have any idea what to do now.It has been 5 days.
it will clear up by itself. is your pump stromg or are you sure the glass doesn't have a film or silt on it? it should hav cleared up by now.
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