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Old 03-31-2011, 04:26 PM   #1
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Algae bloom

Due to my own mistakes of running lights too long, I now have a crazy hair and cyano algae bloom. I am afraid if I go lights out to kill it, it will cause an ammonia spike from the decay. The problem is, it's on my live rock and not my glass, so I can't just clean it off.

10 Gallon FOWLR (and macro-algae)
20 Gallon Low-tech planted FW
30 Gallon Reef
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Old 03-31-2011, 04:30 PM   #2
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You could try to scrape some of the hair algae off next to a siphon; it'll keep it from spreading more. Snails would help too; maybe some Turbos and Nassarius.
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