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Old 11-25-2012, 10:33 AM   #1 
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Brown Filter Cartridge

Recently I got some anacharis to put in my tank that I'm cycling. I was looking at the filter cartridge yesterday and it was... brown. Is this normal?? Is it just because the plant is a little dirty?
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You want your filter cartridge to be brown, it means it has BB on it. How long has your tank been set up?
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Ok thanks :) I just wanted to make sure. It has been set up since Wednesday night. I'm cycling it right now, hopefully soon I'm going to get the API test kit.
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Good that you've got that coming. You may want to do 50% water changes every other day until you get it just to be in the safe side if you're doing fish IN.
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