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Old 04-14-2011, 11:27 PM   #1
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Cyano in refugium?

i've got this red stuff growing on the glass of my refugium and thats the only place it grows.

its not coraline cuz it comes off easily.

i've got very slow flow going through the fuge and about 15 hours of light a day (opposite of display tank) 6500k Bulbs



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Old 04-22-2011, 12:22 AM   #2
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I'd just leave it, sumps aren't meant to be seen haha.
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looks like its red cotton algae... i've got 2 turbo snails cleaning it up
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Leave it,the more algae in the sump the less anywhere else.remember algae consumes nutrients from your system,its doing the job its supposed to do,I wouldn't have a snail cleaning it up either
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i've got this red stuff growing on the glass of my refugium and thats the only place it grows.

its not coraline cuz it comes off easily.

i've got very slow flow going through the fuge and about 15 hours of light a day (opposite of display tank) 6500k Bulbs



any suggestions?
You could do with moving that chaeto to where the most flow is
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+1 with David. Leave the algae growing in the sump. It is better to have it growing there instead of the display!
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