My JBJ 28g Nano Cube

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    rdahlke1105 I'm a girl.

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    Ummm could possibly be a bacteria bloom. I think that is what Biff called it before with someone else.
     
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    Just thinking the same thing.

    Did you recently add new fish? Increase the bioload somewhere? Started feeding the tank? Over feeding?

    If the bioload increases faster than the LR can handle, the bacteria can start floating around in the water column and make the tank cloudy.
     
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    nope, but it could be the bacteria thing
     
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    so my basket just isnt big enough, so im in the process of making my own, wish me luck :)
     
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    If you don't feel like making it, contact urbaneks over on nano-reefs and he can make you one.
     
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    ive already started, im bout half way done,so far its turning out good, i was feeling a little crafty and felt like building something so i thought i give it a try
     
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    If you take a look at my build thread you can see what most of them look like.
     
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    So my tank just magically cleared up saturday. I just added yesturday 5 zebra snails, 5 Nass snails, and 8 small blue legged crabs. Pics coming soon
     
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    I got my new media basket today, got it put in and instead of just switchin pumps on/off i put em both on since i got a better basket, but now one of the pumps is just pushin out some micro bubbles, not constantly but like every 15-30 secs, and idk why?
     
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    Try filling the back chambers up a little higher, it should stop the micro-bubble problem.
     
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    Put more water in the back. They spit out micro bubbles when the water levels are too low.
     
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    thats what i thought and so i added alot of water, but i guess it just wasnt enough, i added a little more and it seems fine now
     
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    Just double check your specific gravity. Add too much RO/DI and it will lower it. :)
     
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    its like a hair below 1.022
     
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    Just wanted to add what i think is funny and wierd, everyday since i got my snails and crabs, the same 2 of 5 Nass snails come str8 out of the sand right and i mean right away when i throw in this tiny piece of food for my blue damsel.
     
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    Yea mine do that too. Its like Night of the Living Dead.
     
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    Hmm how should i ask this...calcium?... should i already be putting it in for the snails and i got Kent Marine Concentrated Liquid Calcium for free, would that be a good kind?
     
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    rdahlke1105 I'm a girl.

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    Most of the time water changes will do ok. But you never want to dose something that you aren't testing for. In other words, if you aren't testing your calcium, you don't want to be dosing it.
     
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    thx ive been looking for a test for calcium in pet stores with no luck, and i always forget at my LFS b/c i get distracted with everything else in the store lol :)
     
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    rdahlke1105 I'm a girl.

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    Look online. Even with the shipping charges, its possible to find them cheaper that way.
     
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