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Old 07-16-2009, 11:09 AM   #1
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Algae Question!

There is algae on my sand which makes my tank look dirty....I was wondering if it was a good idea to vacum my sand on top? Or should I just leave it alone???? Also there are two rocks that are all green with algae...should I take them out and rinse them??? Thanks a lot for any help...

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Old 07-16-2009, 11:46 AM   #2
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If your sand is not a DSB then it would be okay to vacume a portion of the sand at any one time.
1) What are you using for a CUC?
2) what are your parameters, SG, Amonia, nitrite, nitrate, PO4?
4) how old is your setup?

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I agree, you can probably keep a lot of the sand clean the natural way with some sand sifting critters.
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