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You would be better off with at least a 70-80L tank right now, and research cycling a tank with fish. The green water will be the result of over stocked/over feeding and/or too much light. Algae feeds on excess nutrients in the water.
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We have a 50 gallon tank with 3 gold fish and two sucker fish. We have had the tank set up for years and have never had a problem with the water clarity. About two weeks ago we did our regular monthly water change of somewhere between 30-40%. A few days later the water was very cloudy. Not knowing that I might have been making the problem worse, I preceeded to do small water changes (about 15%) daily. At this time I also changed all of the filters, including the wheel. It didn’t get better it actually got worse. The local pet store told me that it was most likely a bacteria bloom. They tested the water and it was fine. They said to sit tight and put some extra charcoal in the tank. This was three days ago. The water is now very green (it had just been cloudy/white) and so green that you have trouble seeing the fish. Can you help?? New Stunning Green Artificial Plastic Grass Fish Tank Water Plant Aquarium Decor #Unbranded
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Photo provided by FlickrMy fish tank is green, not the water, what can i do so my fish tank don’t turn green any more.
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If you sit back and think about it, the only real problem thatgreen water produces is an aesthetic one. The fish in your tankdon't care one bit how green the water is! In fact, the subdued lighting due to thegreen water blocking some of the light is probably appreciated by most fish. Sowe need to put this situation in a proper perspective. Sure it doesn'tlook good, but the algae is there for a reason. Instead of seeing it asa plague in your tank, you should try to see it as a sign of an imbalance in yourtank.Usually the result of an algae bloom. Read up on how to . The green cloudy aquarium water will not harm your fish but it is not the most pleasant thing to look at. This happens because of the amount of nutrients and the amount of light entering the aquarium. Your tank water is nutrient rich, which may mean that you're feeding too much, your tank may be overstocked or you're not doing enough water changes or a combination of all the above. The main problems are usually high nitrate and phosphate levels. If you have a saltwater aquarium consider using a and . Avoid placing your aquarium where it could receive direct sunlight. Direct sunlight will add fuel to the fire so to speak and direct sunlight will cause temperature fluctations as well.When you only have fish in a tank with plastic plants and some otherdecorations, the options you have to get rid of green water are more'chemical' and less 'natural'. That's okay, because it can make things a littlemore simple.There are actually several different types of green algae that can be found in aquariums. They can take the form of green hair algae, green spot algae, and green water algae that turns the fish tank into a green fog. Controlling this type of algae is a little easier said than done because each one has slightly different causes of growth and each one requires a slightly different treatment. To be fair the algae didn’t really get into your , or in other words it didn’t appear out of nowhere and just hitch a ride. The algae in your fish tank don’t come from the other plant life, the fish food, or even from the fish itself. Any and all algae that may appear in your fish tank, whether white, brown, or green, appears because it has always been in the water and just needed a chance to grow.Removing algae from a fish tank is one of those never-ending chores that's part and parcel of keeping a healthy aquarium. Algae are microscopic organisms that float free in the water or grow on aquarium walls, ornaments, plants and other surfaces. Algae can be green, red, purple and other colors, and they grow in a range of forms including threads, patches and water discoloration. All fish tanks have some algae, and usually they affect only the appearance of the tank, but excessive algae growth can be harmful to fish.