Cloudy water??

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Recently i have noticed the water in my tank is getting cloudy. I had the tank up and running a weak before i added the fish and its been 2 weeks since i added the fish and just a few days ago noticed the water was getting cloudy. Any Ideas??
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PAUL replied the topic: Re:Cloudy water??

bacteria bloom. how do you clean your filter?... how about lights?
and i'm afraid your tank is not fully cycled yet.
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t_scott19 replied the topic: Re:Cloudy water??

I havnt cleaned the filter yet how do you go about doing that? and i usually have the light on at night and turn it off before i go to bed. Like it isnt really cloudy a hint but noticeable.
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Nickisue replied the topic: Re:Cloudy water??

Paul is right, your tank is not cycled. Please read the following link, www.oscarfishlover.com/helpful-articles/cycling-an-aquarium

you really need to return your fish to the store, buy some feeder goldfish, and cycle the tank. This process takes about 5 weeks to complete.

I hope this helps
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mylutino replied the topic: Re:Cloudy water??

yes and also if your filtration is not up to par, it will be a neverending bacterial bloom. you can also do a fishless cycle, if you wanna know how just post a reply.

What size tank and what kind of filtration? (media type, GPH, etc..)
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I'll move this then

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