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Old 03-25-2014, 07:27 PM   #1
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Help what is this alge???

Came home from disney world and had my mom in law watch the tank and seen this all in the tank never seen this alge before in my tank tested water did a water test and this is what i got

Amonia 0ppm
Ph 8.0
Nitrite 0ppm
Nitrate 5.0 ppm

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Never seen alge so brown
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It's a diatom bloom. It will run it's course and eventually subside.
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Ok thanks so nothing to worry about i guess any info on it or what causes it
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About Brown or Golden Diatom Algae - What Makes Brown Algae Grow and Solutions for Eliminating This Problem in Saltwater Aquariums
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