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Old 09-01-2011, 10:58 AM   #1
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Green hair algae

Just wanted peoples views on raising magnesium to kill hair algae ??? Plz help
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I've never heard of it affecting hair algae, but there have been reports that jacking the mag levels up using Kent Tech M kills bryopsis. Supposedly it's not the high mag levels that does it, it's some unknown impurity in Tech M that does it.
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Need something to help me finish off that hair algae
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Never heard of that but here is a good checklist on hair algea.

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Old 09-02-2011, 12:26 PM   #5
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I had a huge GHA problem. Got my prams right, move lighting to 7 hrs, got a cuc, and now it's gone! Mag thing is from reefcleaners, but warns u about it. Coral beauty picked at it too...
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Green emerald crabs eat HA
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Old 09-02-2011, 03:18 PM   #7
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Green emerald crabs eat HA
My emeralds knocked it and the bubble algae out in nothing flat. I only had a little of both though.
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I had a bunch!!! U can see it on my pics. But know, all gone. Took a min..
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i bought a bristle tooth tang, took care of it in to time. my emerald crab could not keep up.
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I would suggest a sea urchin they never stop eating
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