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

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 02-23-2014, 10:25 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Activist
anthonygaliazzo's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Québec,Canada
Posts: 174
Green algae problem

I moved a piece of live rock recently and saw green algau on the rock below. I dont have a lot but i dont want it to grow more.i do 25% water change every 2 weeks and ive been running a phosphat remover gor the past week. What else could i do to remove these uglebalgau?

anthonygaliazzo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2014, 08:12 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
dmolavi's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Sewell, NJ
Posts: 2,123
When you do your PWC, use a clean toothbrush to scrub it off and suck it out with the water. Check your phosphates with a good tester (Hanna or Salifert).

What are your other readings (nitrate, etc)? How often do you feed, how long do you run your lights, etc?
20 gallon nano-reef torn down to make way for the 40B Reef (original thread and current update).
dmolavi is offline   Reply With Quote

algae, green, green algae, problem

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
green water and reddish green algae brennae Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 9 10-05-2013 02:00 PM
Possible Hydro Sponge Filter Problem? Big Problem or Little Problem? Frank15 Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 7 03-05-2010 01:47 AM
Green green green vcorey04 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 8 10-21-2008 06:51 PM
desperately seeking help floating algae/green water problem rockkfish Saltwater Reef Aquaria 5 09-03-2004 12:32 AM
Long Green hair algae problem gizmo Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 23 07-26-2004 01:40 AM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:46 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.