01-16-2010, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by saltwaterulz
I am cycling my fish tank and i noticed that there are millions of little bubbles just floating around. i dont have a prorein skimmer or powerhead just tank filter and heater. any help is appreciated. is this normal?
I noticed when my water level is low in my tank then more bubbles are forced into the water. Since I have a planted tank and have learned (on this forum) that water surface disturbance is, in short, not ideal for planted tanks, I keep my tank filled as high as possible to minimize the surface disturbance. This also reduces the amount of bubbles in the water. I don't think the bubbles hurt, though. I believe it oxygenates the water (someone correct me if I'm wrong?).
Does it look like the bubbles are coming from the filter?