Habitat - Indoor :: Really stinky , dirty water help meee

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Post Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:14 am   Really stinky , dirty water help meee

Hey guys , so I have four turtles. Two 4 month olds in a 50 gallon and two about 5 year olds in another tank. Recently i have to temporarily move the two babies in with my bugger ones because I had bacteria problem after I cleaned my filter and clears most of the water (see last post)
Well to make a longg story short my grandma over fed those turtles and now my water is a brown color and it stinks up the entire house. The filter is work fine so thats not the problem
My question is how to I get rid of the smell and color asap , because my mom is threatening to get rid of them because its makeing the house smell so bad.
I was just going to drain all the water , but I did that with my first tank and that cause a huge bacteria boom in my tank and its still not fully clear after like three weeks of waiting
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Post Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:35 pm   Re: Really stinky , dirty water help meee

I'd do the water change anyway. Do you have bio media in the filter? That would help it cycle much faster.
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