AMW120 Nano Aquarium

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  1. Shiksha

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    Hello Everyone!!!

    I am new here, just wanted to find out about my new marine tank. I set it up yesterday and didn't wash the sand before adding water as I was totally unsure about whether I could. the water was all milky and settled down. I am just wondering if I should redo or if this is okay??? need to put live rock in as well, tried moving sand around and the water goes milky again:( please help!
     
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    redo while still new
     
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    Is it already salt water? Did you use natural sea water or did you make synthetic salt?

    What substrate did you use?

    Depending on if you want to / can afford to waste the water you got, I wouldd sipon out the substrate and wash it. Restart. Those fine particles will stay in your system for a very long time.
     
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    Welcome

    I would restart as well.
     
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    okay, I might as well restart then. the water was bought so im not sure whether its sea water or synthetic salt..

    what do I do with the live rock?
     
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    drain the top part of the tank into a bucket and put the liverock in there
    With powerhead and heater.
     
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