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Old 09-07-2004, 11:53 PM   #1
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err removeing slime alge off rocks and sand

i have some brown slime alge that took over the tank over rocks and coverd the sand it comes up all together like a sheet but brakes up as i try to dispose of it now its broken up and resting on the sand is there a way to remove it / clean it up?
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Old 09-08-2004, 12:27 AM   #2
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You can use a small diameter tubing to suck it out. Just us a PH to start the siphon and suck it out. Pray it does not return.
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Agree with Ellis, siphon it out. Also check you PO4, there is a reason that it is thriving and this is usually the culprit.
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An article on algae control.
http://www.aquariumadvice.com/showqu...q=2&fldAuto=14
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turn off all powerheads/filters first. cyano is really 'flimsy' stuff, but with no current it won't shred as easily when you pull it up.
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