Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 12-17-2004, 09:14 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Stockton Ca
Posts: 232
cyano..cyano..cyano..!@#$$!!!

do anyone know what will eat that stuff...I think I know the source of my P04 but, How do I get rid of it without spreading it? TIA
__________________

__________________
90 gal SW tank / cascade 700 canister fliter / Coralife super skimmer / 3x402 PH / 100lbs LS / 80 lbs LR / 30lbs base rock / 2x65w & 2x96w PC / 2 moonlights
PiscesLou is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2004, 09:15 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Lompoc, Ca
Posts: 1,313
Send a message via AIM to XXFirefighter Send a message via Yahoo to XXFirefighter
nothing I know eats it..
my sleeper head goby did but he was more of a pain then the cyno !
__________________

__________________
XXFirefighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2004, 09:17 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Stockton Ca
Posts: 232
hey I just got a orange spotted goby today...I guess I have x2 the pain now great..
__________________
90 gal SW tank / cascade 700 canister fliter / Coralife super skimmer / 3x402 PH / 100lbs LS / 80 lbs LR / 30lbs base rock / 2x65w & 2x96w PC / 2 moonlights
PiscesLou is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2004, 09:19 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Stockton Ca
Posts: 232
why is your goby a pain FF? mine is hiding somewhere in my tank..
__________________
90 gal SW tank / cascade 700 canister fliter / Coralife super skimmer / 3x402 PH / 100lbs LS / 80 lbs LR / 30lbs base rock / 2x65w & 2x96w PC / 2 moonlights
PiscesLou is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2004, 09:26 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Lompoc, Ca
Posts: 1,313
Send a message via AIM to XXFirefighter Send a message via Yahoo to XXFirefighter
totally covered all my rock in sand and cleaned the back of my tank off and moved it to the front. BAre glass in the back and 6-8 inches of sand against the front of the glass....
__________________
XXFirefighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2004, 09:31 PM   #6
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Stockton Ca
Posts: 232
ok heres my plan of attack:

I havent fed my fish in two days just nori

got the P04 absorber..how long do keep that in my filter?

running carbon

got 8 snails today

no "real" corals yet, just goniopora..It seems to love the water condition..so just one 65watt actinic pc for the whole day

should I do a big water change?

and last resort, Chem-clean?
__________________
90 gal SW tank / cascade 700 canister fliter / Coralife super skimmer / 3x402 PH / 100lbs LS / 80 lbs LR / 30lbs base rock / 2x65w & 2x96w PC / 2 moonlights
PiscesLou is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2004, 09:36 PM   #7
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
stusclan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: phoenix arizona
Posts: 193
Mine burned itself out in about a week. Keep close tabs on your nitrates, I also pointed my ph toward the surface so there was more water movement at the top. Don't know if that is what caused it to burn out, but it disappeared by itself. Hope this helps.

Terry
__________________
stusclan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2004, 09:39 PM   #8
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Kissimmee FL
Posts: 867
Yes, mexican dwarf hermit crabs! I hear that cerith snails are too but I don't know from expeirence.
__________________
Alex n Mary

150 gallon, 30g fuge/sump, 4.5 watt/gal VHO Lighting, 4" sand bed, 290 lbs LR, CDX-3 Nitrate/Phosphate filter

Female Naso "Isabell" or "Izzy", Emperor Angelfish, Flame Angel, Red Sea Sailfin tang "Bambi", Maroon Clown "Nani", 5 Chromis, 1 Aglae Blenny "Bengi" , Yellow Watchman Goby, pr of Banggai Cardinals, Lyretail Anthia, Six Line Wrasse

1 cleaner shrimp, Coral Banded Shrimp, lettuce nudibranch, 1 sand sifter stars, 1 tiny red brittle star "red", 1 tiny red and white banded serpent star, 2 tiny banded serpent stars, small orange Linkia starfish, assorted hermits and snails. Corals: star polyps, A ton of different types of mushrooms, yellow zooanthids, brown-orangish and light blue paly's, orange ricordia.

90g RR, W/D, 120 lb's LR SF eel, pygmy angel, pr sebae clownfish, 4 chromis. Star Polyps & Mushrooms
clowninround is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-18-2004, 10:52 AM   #9
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
lando's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Savage, MN
Posts: 7,889
What is your source water? Test it for PO4. That is gennerally where it comes from. I wouold try the chem-clean. It worked great for me. Turn off your skimmer, remove the GAC and add it to the tank. Be ready to do a water change after 24-48 hours. Good luck! Lando
__________________
Some people are like slinkies...they serve no real purpose yet can still bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs!:p
Have a great day! Brian
lando is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-18-2004, 10:54 AM   #10
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
lando's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Savage, MN
Posts: 7,889
Almost forgot...If you have large areas of cyno, siphin it up before the chemi-clean Tx. Try not to break it up or it will spread. As long as you have the source of PO4 nailed down, I would use it to get the cyno out of your tank. It really worked wonders for me.
__________________

__________________
Some people are like slinkies...they serve no real purpose yet can still bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs!:p
Have a great day! Brian
lando is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cyano

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cyano? Feelin_Salty Saltwater Reef Aquaria 5 03-26-2006 04:31 PM
cyano? pufferman Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 06-30-2005 09:55 AM
cyano steve r Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 8 03-23-2005 07:39 PM
Need help with cyano! bizzybeas Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 11 08-01-2004 12:58 AM
Cyano? tacosalad Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 07-14-2004 06:29 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:04 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.