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Old 10-31-2013, 06:41 AM   #1
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red algea

I have something that looks like red dust covering the rocks in my tank.
there is a little on the glass

any idea?


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Old 10-31-2013, 07:26 AM   #2
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Probably Cyanobacteria. Picture?
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Probably Cyanobacteria. Picture?
How do I get rid of it

It's now green
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A quick fix is chemi clean or increase flow to that area and suck up as much as possible whenever you see it.
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Increase flow and if you're cycling you can keep your lights off.
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Is the Chemi clean the same as Ultralife red slime remover? I have read a few post say that their skimmerd go crazy when using this kind of stuff. Is it best to turn off tbe skimmer till treatment is finished?
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Definitely turn off the skimmer.
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