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Old 07-05-2013, 11:24 AM   #1
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Red furry algae!!!!

It's a 55 gallon new tank 2 months and it keeps coming back! I scrub the rock, change water and it keeps resurfacing! Everything tests great and fish look fine. How do I get rid of it?
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Can you take a picture of it?
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ID:	184364 I turned on the light today and it seems to lessening. I will post another picture in a couple hours. This was taken before I scrubbed the rock and did a water change.
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:37 AM   #4
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That's cyano. Check your nitrates and phosphate
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Def cyanobacteria. Increase flow, decrease how much you feed (I only feed my overstocked tank one cube twice a week), and increase water changes to lower the nitrate/phosphates that are building up in your system causing said issue.
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We have an article about it in our Sw articles section.
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