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Old 02-02-2007, 10:17 AM   #11
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I also added a phosphate reactor about a month ago, running Rowaphos.
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Old 02-02-2007, 10:39 AM   #12
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Hmm, what brand of salt are you using?
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Old 02-04-2007, 04:19 AM   #13
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ive been using reef crystals with ro/di water.
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Old 02-04-2007, 10:11 AM   #14
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hmmm...is your sump part fuge also? have you cleaned your skimmer and sump out recently? Do you have a buildup of detritus in your sump/skimmer/overflow? How often do you do PWCs? 22g total volume is not a lot to dilute no3/no4/p04 ect. Just my thoughts...
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Here are some links for battling hair algea.

http://www.fantasyreef.com/showthread.php?t=478

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Lawnmower Blennies are a personal fav if you can fit them...
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Lawnmower Blennies are a personal fav if you can fit them.
This is also a bandaid solution, once the algae is gone, they usually starve within a month or so, unless you can get them to eat prepared foods, sorry, beach, not trying to rain on your parade, but I have read many posts about this, although I have no personal experience.
dsmlrussell, what kind of filter are you using, if you are, are there any biowheels or bioballs or sponges?
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I have to agree with Scott. Find out what is causing the algea first and take care of the problem.
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i've heard astrae snails and hermits eat lots of algae, either this isn't true, or they dont eat enough
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No problem Roka, you are right about the band aid. Just wanted to give him the fastest way that I have found. My long term fix was a well stocked fuge and a ton of Chaeto! HTH
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