I also don't think the UV
is going to help with your "red" cyano
. I found a thread on another site a few days ago about a product called Microbe Lift Special Blend, it is a bacteria in a bottle which competes for the same nutrients as the cyano
. I read all 11-pages of this thread and many hobbyiest said it worked very well. Some people posted pics of horrible cyano
problems and then after pics with no cyano
. However, even when using this stuff they still had to do the clean up maintenance like Ziggy mentioned.
I have been battling a little bit of cyano
on my sandbed and I am seriously considering trying this. Its not a chemical and its not an antibiotic, its a Organic Nitrae and Organic Phosphate eating beneficial bacteria. Here is the stuff: Aquarium Water Quality & Conditioners: Special Blend Water Conditioner