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Q11218 - FAQ: Hello, I have a five gallon marine fish tank and a Ive been experiencing after I clean it that it gets cloudy for a while and then clears up, any ideas why ? thank you.

Hello and thank you for your inquiry.

It is hard to say exactly why the tank gets cloudy, but more than likely it is due to distrupting the biological balance within the tank.  If you have a sand bed in the tank you may be distrupting that as well causing some cloudiness within the the tank.

If the tank clears up within a day and you are not seeing any ill effects on the livestock I wouldn't worry too much about it, but you may consider doing more frequent smaller changes in the future.

If there is anything else we can do for you please let us know.

Keith M.

Marine Depot Customer Service

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Created on 4/8/2013.
Last Modified on 5/7/2013.
Last Modified by Keith MacNeil.
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