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Old 10-25-2012, 08:28 PM   #1
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Brown Algea/so frustrating

I am fairly new to saltwater tanks and my first tank is still giving me issues when my 2 others are doing great. I treated for red algea for 2 weeks then followed instructions for follow up water changes to the "T". Now I have Brown fuzzy alges that I just cannot get rid of. HELP PLEASE!!!!!


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Old 10-25-2012, 09:18 PM   #2
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A few question. RODI water? Phosphate level? Nitrate level? Running a skimmer? Running a phosphate reactor? Light schedule (not that it matters for cyano).

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Old 10-26-2012, 08:31 AM   #3
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Treating for red algae will get rid of the symptoms but it will not get rid of the problem. So it will come back, suck it out and more flow to the areas. Everytime you add a chemical to "fix" a issue, the harder it is to balance and figure out what is wrong. What are your parameters.
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