Brown ish water help?

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  1. luwaynecrous

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    After a Diatom problem, and treating it with a Phosphate media, my water has got a brown tint to it . What is the best way to clear up my water. Will activated carbon help.
     
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    I'm no expert, but I agree activated carbon is what I would try.
     
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    Maybe some filter floss for a few days...
     
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    Yes activated carbon would work best. Just some info what lighting do you have in the tank? A brownish tint in the water is an abundance of a certain protïn (can't remember the name:p) andcan easily taken out by carbon (high quility, not the cheap daro ones) and some water changes.
     
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    Jip - GAC - all the way....But just for a short period of time...
     
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