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  1. Cloudy/Dirty looking water

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    No matter what I do my tank water clouds up within days of changing the water out. Its even occured with the new 20 Gal tank that I just bought! I can't win! I don't know if it is the water in my area or what is happening. I even rinse the gravel VERY well with hot water and it makes no...
  2. Excess dirt removal?

    Ponds and Waterfalls
    Okay so I have a pond, about 250 gallons, and on the bottom there is much dirt that I can get with a net :( I tried to use a bucket and get all the water out but I didnt work :/ any ideas? Ps my waterfall pump isn't on yet, but I'm just wondering if there's any techniques to get it out? Thx...
  3. One Oranda GF causing a dirty mess.

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    So I rescued this gray oranda a feew weeks ago. He is about 3 1/2 inches and in a 10gal with my pleco temporarily till I get my 75gal up and running at the new house. Now I have had many of goldfish before and I know how dirty they can be, but this guy by himself is crazy dirty! My 55gal with 4...
  4. New Freshwater 55 gallon aquarium! help!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    My roommate and I just purchased a used 55 gallon aquarium. We have a biowheel 280 filter and our water is constantly murky. We changed about 20% of the water on last wednesday and it hasn't gotten any better. Do we need another filter? A bigger filter? Any suggestions? This is our first...