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Old 03-22-2011, 09:45 PM   #1
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i am getting a red growth on my sand bed i am not sure what this may be

ok folks here is my problem. i have a 24g jbj nano cube reef i have 3 kenya trees 1 xenia 1 snail and 3 hermits also an emerald crab. i have noticed that i am getting a red growth on my sand bed i am not sure what this may be nor what to do about it. i am not sure if it is red slime algae or if its cyno bacteria if thats even spelled correctly however i do keep stirring the sand bed in front of the structure.
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It`s cyano. Read these.

How to Battle Cyanobacteria: What To Do When You Just Can't Get Rid of It

Cyanobacteria, AKA Red Slime Algae

BTW I changed your title to something we can see and know what it`s going to be about.
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thanks for the advice and a 50% water change is in my future for tomorrow evening
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