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Old 12-05-2013, 09:00 PM   #1
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Frags from a tank with bubble algae

Just saw an ad on Craigslist for some frags but it said that he has bubble algae in his tank. If I got a couple is there anything I should do other than dipping them or should I just stay clear from them? Thanks for any input.
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You could if you inspect it good enough. Any chance you could see it before you pay for it.
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Old 12-05-2013, 11:41 PM   #3
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Is there anything other than obvious algae I should be looking for? I read that bubble algae releases spores. Thanks again
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Do you have a qt tank?
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I have a 29 gal I use as a qt but the lights on it will not support coral. It's just a couple cfl bulbs.
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Before introducing to your tank, I would acclimate it in a bucket of SW, then I would visually inspect it and using a soft toothbrush scrub off any bubble algae, just don't touch any coral flesh. Rinse the coral again in the bucket and place it in your tank or QT system.
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Will do. Thanks for the help
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