Setting up reef tank

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We washed the gravel before quite thoroughly and have just added a quarter of the salt water we have made and it's very cloudy....will this clear or will we have to start again?

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Hi, Welcome to ReefBase.

Yeah it's totally normal, it'll be clear tomorrow, providing you've decent water flow. You've got powerheads or at least an airstone in there right?


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No nothing in there yet was going to add live rock next and then fill up completely.

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Reply #3

That cabinet top looks like it’s is dipping. It’s going to put strain on the base that’s basically unsupported.

I think you need a strong baseboard for the tank to sit on.
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Reply #4

Ok thanks for that. Has cleared this morning!
The base was bought with the tank from the aquarium shop.

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Reply #5

Oh it’s curved at the front? That’ll explain away the bow I was seeing.
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