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Old 03-02-2013, 05:41 PM   #1
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Best way to remove green algae from rocks and coral

I have a good amount of stringy green algae buildup on all rocks and coral what's the best method to remove it
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Old 03-02-2013, 05:44 PM   #2
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Turbo snail? Sea hare
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Old 03-02-2013, 05:46 PM   #3
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Lower PO4 and or NO3.
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Hair algae growth like that is caused by high nutrient levels. Restrict/minimal feedings and using ro/di water will solve these issues. Additional filtration/skimming can also help as can increased flow in the tank so food doesn't settle in the bottom and decay.
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Hair algae growth like that is caused by high nutrient levels. Restrict/minimal feedings and using ro/di water will solve these issues. Additional filtration/skimming can also help as can increased flow in the tank so food doesn't settle in the bottom and decay.
Very true I just know it takes a long time for the hair algae to die off
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Can always manually remove it before weekly water changes to speed it along.
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