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Old 06-11-2008, 01:19 PM   #11
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If I can get all the tec stuff with the camera figured out Yes I'll send a picture. I should take one now for a before and after.

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Old 06-11-2008, 02:14 PM   #12
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I know you have posted in the past about this issue and I'm glad to hear you are using RO/DI water only. Keep in mind that you need to be using it for your top off as well as mixing your new SW up for PWCs.

Have you been testing your water for NitrAtes and Phosphates? Like Lando said getting to the root of the issue is the only real way to keep the algae from coming right back after all that scrubbing.
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Old 06-11-2008, 08:20 PM   #13
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Thanks Ziggy,

I use RO/DI for everything now -- I even rinse my filtersand skimmer in it after I have cleaned them. I have been testing my water and my levels are normal ?? I may have to make my next purchases more exact kits. Having the Phosban filter with Rowa seems to be helping a lot as my rocks are staying clean as I scrub them. Live rock is so pretty I had forgotten!
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Old 06-13-2008, 12:00 AM   #14
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betsy i am very happy with the phosphate remover filter pads from bigalsonline. hold on ill link.

H.B.H. Phosphate Pad- 10" X 18" at Big Al's Online

it literally turned my hair algae into brittle dead hair algae in like a week or 2 (along with RO/DI)
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Old 06-13-2008, 03:22 PM   #15
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Thank you,

I live on Vancouver Island in B.C. Canada and so I will have a look to see where I can get them here. I am so excited to be getting my tank back to looking good!

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Try BigAlsonlin and other Internet retailers. They have to have better pricing than the lfs in B.C.
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