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Re: V4 #441-Green Smelly Water
In a message dated 7/29/2000 3:50:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:
> ner at actwin_com
> Reply-to: Aquatic-Plant
You are probably suffering from a real bacterial invasion and possibly a
fungus combination. The sugar yeast solution which was sucked into the tank
via the DIY CO2-Filter accident contained enough nutrients to feed an army of
bacteria, fungi, and who knows what else. Bacteria can live on almost
nothing. In addition, the mixture may have changed the pH of your tank.
You will probably need to either dilute through drastic water changes or
change the water completly. It is also likely that your fishes are
suffering oxygen stress to some extent. Not only is the sugar a powerful
nutrient, but disintegrating yeast cells in any yeast culture are a potent
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