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Old 04-22-2012, 01:25 AM   #1
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How to take care of bad algae?

I have cotton candy algae I need to get rid of. I've heard some type of snails or slugs will eat it but I'm not sure what kinds. Need some help people!?
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Old 04-22-2012, 10:56 AM   #2
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I have read the turbo snails will take care of it.
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Old 04-22-2012, 01:31 PM   #3
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I am doing a 3 day black out to see how it does on algae lots of threads about it
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Old 04-22-2012, 03:29 PM   #4
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Blackouts will make it disspear but it will just come back ....u got to many nutrients in the system pwc or a scrubber media it will go away
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Yep trying to control it while fixing it, gonna also add more macro's and double up on gfo
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:36 PM   #6
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Add the gfo slowly or u will create a bacteria bloom
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:41 PM   #7
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Add the gfo slowly or u will create a bacteria bloom
Never heard of that before
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:44 PM   #8
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Razor Blade will take any algae right off the glass.
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:05 PM   #9
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It's on the rock will nudibranch take care of it or the turbo snail?
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