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Big Whattie
03-11-2004, 04:05 PM
ok i bought a used 10 gal tank for my baby green terror and my baby pacu i set it all up last nite and put them in got up this mourning water was clear came home from lunch the water was so cloudy i couldn't see my fish does anyone know what might have caused this? please reply

cichgirl
03-11-2004, 04:10 PM
Probably a bacterial bloom... Add some rocks or plants or switch filter media from another tank to jumpstart your cycle & check your ammonia & nitrites..

You may have to do a water change...

Big Whattie
03-11-2004, 04:21 PM
ok thanks but what if that don't work?

bevoman
03-11-2004, 05:41 PM
I think cichgirl is right. That out to take care of it.
Do you realize that when that pacu is grown, he will need at least 200g? They'll need to get out of that 10 in about a month or two if they grow like they should. Be ready and good luck!

Big Whattie
03-11-2004, 06:23 PM
well i am raising the pacu til he is about 4 inches then i will sell him i have a 55gal for green terror

bevoman
03-11-2004, 07:49 PM
sounds good.