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Old 01-13-2013, 01:50 PM   #1
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Green hair algae

What is the best thing to do
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:54 PM   #2
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Tryto take it out and do waterchanges
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:57 PM   #3
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It is literally all over my tank killed most of my coral. There is no way I can get it out of my sand is there. I got two snails that are getting the glass but the sand is really bad.
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Check out phosphate and nitrate level. You may need to cut down how much you feed.

Your goal should be to starve out the algae. But first you need to find its food source.
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I think I might be over feeding the fish I feed them every other day. One cube of mysis shrimp. There are 4 small fish.
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What size tank?
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I full cube is a lot for tour fish. I feed my 90 gallon tank 1 cube of mysis. You should only be giving the enough to consume in a minute. Just a pinch will do. Get some small pellets and get a gauge on how many pellets they consume.
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:26 PM   #9
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Ok thank you all.
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If I were you, I'd cut back feeding to twice a week and rinse the frozen mysis prior to feeding. That will reduce the issues being introduced until you get it under control.
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