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Old 11-15-2013, 05:01 PM   #11
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Phosphates are below .05.. I do have do resin also. Haven't gotten a sea hair. But everything that eats it. Won't touch it cuz it's too overgrown..
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Old 11-15-2013, 05:07 PM   #12
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I've peroxided every rock and sucked out multiple layers of sand and it comes right back. .. If blacking the tank out for 4 weeks don't work........ I don't know what I'll do next
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Old 11-15-2013, 05:14 PM   #13
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Ya keep fighting or give up and start over. Thankfully mine was only on rock (not in the sand) but it was so deep into some I just took it out, put in in a tub of saltwater in a dark room with a powerhead and let it sit there for months. When It was done the rock was back to almost white it was so dead. I restocked my rock with 80% dead rock and 20% live, basically starting over.

Its a tough choice. Personally I think I'd do a heavy duty cleaning routeen first. Remove rock and scrub the crap out of it. Do a huge water change and put it back in with a big nasty sea hare. They'll eat the short stuff for sure. Then in a couple of days do another huge water change, just keep this up till its gone.
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Old 11-15-2013, 05:19 PM   #14
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I've been on it for 2 months doing that. Scrub rock and sand. Water change.. Scrub rock water change. Lol I'm starting to wonder I'd my dsb is the cause...
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Old 11-17-2013, 11:24 AM   #15
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Get a phosband 150. I just put one on mine and within a few days almost all the algae turned yellow and is dying. Then you can scrub your rock in old tank water. It is one of the most annoying things that happen in a saltwater tank. I had it and i have an ato with rodi water, the foods I feed have little or no phosphates. The reason I think I got it was because my rock I had was cured in tap water with salt.
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Old 11-17-2013, 12:36 PM   #16
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So was mine... Lol. I have a reactor. It's not doing much.. It slows down the glass but that's it.. I have pulled. All the rock out and is blacked out. Taking the fish out today. And blacking out the tank. I'll get rid of it one way or another!!
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Use Kent Tech-M and raise mag to 1500 or so. The Bryopsis will die off.
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Use Kent Tech-M and raise mag to 1500 or so. The Bryopsis will die off.
you have to raise it up between a few days. And bring it down in a few days. But using it bad with inverts.
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X .. It's not bryopsis . It is hair algae . This is straight hair. It is not the leafy multiple steam type stuff
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Now we wait.. Nothing like starting over.. Only good thing is I don't have to spend a few thousand on corals.. Already have them in another tank.
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