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Old 03-26-2009, 11:36 AM
julie julie is offline
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hi all,
is it just me or am i doing something wrong?
when you do a water change and clean the gravel
why is it im always dissapointed???
the water looks murky with bits floating everywhere???
i think my fish must think god ckean us you idoit not make it worse!!!
yes the next day its fine looks lovely,
but i`d hate it if i just done a water change and someone
came round they would think i dont care???
and my hubby says im obsessed with them thinks its
something to do with my ocd prob????
everything clean tidy and in its place,
am i stressing or am i doing something wrong????
filter fine so are fishes(i just dont like bits!!!!)
thanks
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Old 03-26-2009, 05:49 PM
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Default Re: clean water!

I know how you feel. I have been having cloudy water and have been doing water changes and syphoning and I added charcol to my eclispe filter. I have also added Aqua Safe two days in a row and the water is still murky. At least my fish seem happy.
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Old 03-26-2009, 07:30 PM
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When cleaning the tank you will stir up trash and stuff. You filter will catch most of it. If it looks good the next day, I would say you did a good job. Don't worry how it looks the day of cleaning.
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Old 03-27-2009, 11:31 AM
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thanks moparmutt,
thats made me feel alot better now hate to see tank like that!
and dont they make some mess for little ones
aleast i dont feel like a bad mummy now!!
 


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