Flourite, Clarity -- Will my fish survive?
So I have a 12 gallon community planted tank that's been set up for about 6 weeks. Like most newbies, I didn't realize substrate was such a big deal until after my plants, which were classified as low-med light and "easy" in the Internet articles I'd read, seemed to be doing OK but not great (despite the plant lights I'd purchased for them and dosing with Flourish according to the instructions on the bottle). I kept seeing recommendations for a Flourite substrate, so I carefully removed my rock and driftwood last night and put about two cups of flourite in one end of the tank and buried it under the "regular" gravel. I stopped because the tank clouded terribly -- I mean, I expected it to cloud, but I had no idea it was going to be so murky. I have a bottle of Clarity, but I don't know what's worse -- adding more chemicals or having my fish breathe all the dirty water. I'm kind of freaking out -- It was my own stupidity -- I'm certain the Flourite is great stuff, but do you think my fish can survive this? I've got extra floss in the filter and it's been running overnight but the water is still quite cloudy. Yikes! Any other recommendations (besides "Don't ever do that again, you idiot!" <LOL>)