What are the best methods for clearer water/ polishing? - The Reef Tank

Go Back   The Reef Tank > Reef Discussion Forums > General Reef Discussion

Old 03-03-2010, 06:23 PM   #1
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Atlanta Ga
Posts: 15
What are the best methods for clearer water/ polishing?

I have experienced a cloudiness in my newly cylced tank that now has a few fish and critters but looking through my tank i notice that its not as clear as my other tanks.. im using a 20 gallon wet dry sump, with the skimmer in the sump a little ativated carbon and filter padding.. any suggestions?
edgeluxury is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 03-03-2010, 06:38 PM   #2
My own ocean
berger9953's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Central Oregon
Posts: 1,662
Images: 31
Just give it some time, new tanks are very unstable and can be unpredictable, it will settle most likely. What is the size and your exact livestock? And your parameters??
"Then God said, let there be fish to fill the sea and other living things..."
-Genesis 1:20 God made the UTIMATE reef tank!!!

berger9953 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2010, 06:39 PM   #3
Elegance Coral
They call me EC
Elegance Coral's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Lakeland Florida
Posts: 7,375
Images: 27
Try some 100 micron filter cloth and change out the carbon. It should clear up.
"Most of the failures with marine aquaria are due to lack of knowledge of the biological processes that occur in the aquarium." Martin A. Moe, Jr. 1982

"Almost anything works till it fails." Doug1
Elegance Coral is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2010, 06:44 PM   #4
I've got the REEF rash!
Loverotties's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 59,715
Loverotties is offline   Reply With Quote

clear water , filtration , polishing

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Polishing my water ckusnierek General Reef Discussion 14 05-16-2007 07:31 PM
Glass polishing? speedsport TCMAS 12 03-12-2007 10:02 PM
What are y'alls methods for water change? monpeasch General Reef Discussion 10 08-15-2006 11:48 AM
Canister Filter for Polishing Water Matt_b General Reef Discussion 18 05-29-2006 05:24 PM
Jay Polishing his snails... Buzz_Hog General Reef Discussion 23 03-03-2005 07:51 PM

Similar Issues
Issue Issue Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how much water movement horge General Reef Discussion 1 2000-09-26 01:56:00
how often change reef water obrut General Reef Discussion 21 2012-04-20 20:14:06
pistol fish squirts water out that is hot tdwyatt Crustaceans,crab,shrimp,etc 4 2000-09-27 00:40:00
how much water flow for 29 gal reef tank thebigblue General Reef Discussion 5 2011-06-19 18:37:49
how much water in a 60 gallon FOWLR Martinwinte General Reef Discussion 2 2013-01-09 21:32:18

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:37 PM.

Powered by
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Our lawyer tells us that, by pressing the "New Thread" or "New Reply" button, you acknowledge that the opinions and information expressed in your article are yours alone and not those of thereeftank.com, dba The Reef Tank. Further, you agree to indemnify The Reef Tank, its moderators, administrators and agents from any and all liability which may arise as a result of your article. (C)opyright 2006 TheReefTank.com