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Why is my fish tank getting dirty so fast?

Asked: The Life of Fishermen, Last Updated:

If your tank is too small, the fish will be stressed and the tank will get dirty much faster. Your tank should not be overly large, however, or the fish will be uncomfortable and it will be much more space to keep clean. ... Some species of fish will also nibble algae and help keep the tank clean.

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