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Old 08-26-2013, 08:50 PM   #1
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Algae on frags.

How do I get rid if gha on my coral frags without damaging my corals??
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:36 PM   #2
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How do I get rid if gha on my coral frags without damaging my corals??
I have a candy cane that doesn't open as full as it used to since 1) the lights stayed on too long and bleached everything
2) algae started growing on the coral itself .
3) I found aptasia growing on the base of the frag .
I would like to hear how to rid corals of algae
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I've dipped my algae covered frags in a mixture of peroxide and salt water and have had pretty good success. Not sure what others think but it works for me. Just gotta leave it in the mix for a few minutes then rinse off in fresh salted water and back in they go. The algae dies off within a few days usually if its alot or even faster if its just a little bit.
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I've dipped my algae covered frags in a mixture of peroxide and salt water and have had pretty good success. Not sure what others think but it works for me. Just gotta leave it in the mix for a few minutes then rinse off in fresh salted water and back in they go. The algae dies off within a few days usually if its alot or even faster if its just a little bit.
Thank you ,
Ill try this tomorrow .
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I've dipped my algae covered frags in a mixture of peroxide and salt water and have had pretty good success. Not sure what others think but it works for me. Just gotta leave it in the mix for a few minutes then rinse off in fresh salted water and back in they go. The algae dies off within a few days usually if its alot or even faster if its just a little bit.
Is it regular hydrogen peroxide from the drug store you use ?
Is there a mix ratio ?
I was told to use a tooth brush and lemon juice or vinegar ?
The lemon juice will kill corals ?
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Thanks carry ill try that soon.
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