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Old 11-05-2011, 09:09 AM   #1
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Killed hair algae now battling redslime help

I'm getting it on my live rock any advice
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Old 11-05-2011, 12:46 PM   #2
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waterchanges. test for phosphates in your water change water.

possibly use a GFO reactor if you really are struggling
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Old 11-05-2011, 02:26 PM   #3
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I do water changes every week my levels are 0 apart from nitrates are 1 what reactor should I go for ????
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Old 11-06-2011, 08:52 AM   #4
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...my levels are 0 apart from nitrates...
What test kit or device are using to measure phosphates to obtain 0ppm results?

Do you currently have corals in your tank?
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Water changes is what is going to help the most in the long run. The algae is what is eating up the nitrates and phosphates most likely making them low. I found running chemi pure elite really helps. I can tell when it is time to change because I start getting a little algae here and there in my tank.
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I need to run a reactor I think but need help choosing one plz help
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:28 PM   #7
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Yes I have corals they are all good I got jbl test kits cost me £100
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Old 11-06-2011, 01:30 PM   #8
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Old 11-06-2011, 04:19 PM   #9
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Just doing a test now my phosphates untraceable my nitrates are 1 help plzzz
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Old 11-06-2011, 04:26 PM   #10
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get as much of the slim algae off by hand and remove it from the system and just keep doign water changes, the red slim algae is takign in all the phosphates and nitrates so you are not beign able to detect any. also adding more flow helps also
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