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I've noticed this problem in my 450gal. I have two Aqua Illumination lights and when they are at 1%-2% the water looks crystal clear, but when they are at 50% (for about 30mins a day) I notice alot of particles floating everywhere. The water also has a strong odor. I do 65% weekly water changes.

1. Fine particles: I'm thinking this is actually pieces of waste, which eventually gets sucked into the overheads leading to the sump filter. I started using fine filter floss, which has made a positive difference. Still working on this issue though.
2. Odor: I put 4 liters of Purigen in my sump last week and this doesn't seem to have made a huge difference. I bought some activated carbon which I plan to use after my scheduled water change in two days.
 
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