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Old 02-27-2013, 12:49 AM   #1
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red algea on sand bed

Guys whats the best way to control the red algea build on sand bed? Thanks

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Old 02-27-2013, 03:23 AM   #2
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Like most unwanted algae it is present because of excess nutrients. Cut down on lighting and feeding and it should clear up. What's your schedule? Failing that I have 2 x conchs and they do a pretty good job of the sandbed
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algea, sand, sand bed

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