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Old 09-29-2011, 01:45 PM   #11
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So I tested the water and it says .16
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We have a good article about it in our Sw articles section.
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i would change out my filters when it gets above 4.
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I also have been fighting it. Seems to happen in waves over the years. I don't think flow has that much to do with it as I have a hard time keeping my sand in place my flow is so high, but Cyano still grows. It has to be a nutrient issue like MrX stated. Try using Polysorb and increasing the output of your skimmer if possible. You have to suck the nutrients from the water some way or the Cyano will grow. I have heard high magnesium levels can reduce it, but have not tested that yet. Nothing I have found eats this garbage.
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What I've been thinking is that I've started using purple up and it started. Then I stopped using it and it would go away then when I used it again it would start again do u think it could be that or am I just consorting things
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What I've been thinking is that I've started using purple up and it started. Then I stopped using it and it would go away then when I used it again it would start again do u think it could be that or am I just consorting things
Sounds like you just found your answer.
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But will purple up do that
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But will purple up do that
I can't say for sure,but those type supplements usually cause more problems than actually help.I was going by your own reasoning you stated.
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of course it can cause it.
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