water quality in 30l tank

Jamlw

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Hi I have 30l Dennerle shrimp tank set up ..filter does have baby guard on it ....setting up went fine with crystal clear water , i added 5 cherry shrimps and they are breeding like mad , (have taken some out to my bigger tank ) still quite a lot shrips . but all of a sudden the water is cloudy with like nano bits in the water , been cleaning the filter weekly or more , which i think is not right ..???? do i need to put a sponge filter in or another dennerle one ? of what do you think ..? thank you , sorry if picture not to good
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hi sorry no . friend has the water test stuff , i will get it back and do tests on the water ..thank you
 

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Cleaning filter media weekly is what most people do. How often do you change water and how much.
 
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thank you for your help have now put in a sponge filter and all back to normal....the filter which i got with the tank so it all matches was to small
 
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