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Old 10-31-2011, 03:15 PM   #1
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Help!! Advice needed

I Have had my new tank running for a while now so added a few fish over time but lately I have noticed brown residue so to speak or Algie?? growing on the glass rock and sand (see picture of sand) is this fine or do I need to do something?? If so what??



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This is the brown residue..
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It's most likely diatoms, which mean you probably just finished your cycle. Do you test your water?
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It's most likely diatoms, which mean you probably just finished your cycle. Do you test your water?
Yes I test it for nitrite and ammonia plus the salt level
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What are they? You probably have mid to high nitrates. If so, do a pwc once a week and make sure your not overstocked or underfiltered
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