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Old 04-04-2012, 10:27 PM   #1
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Red Slime on Zoas?

So i just got a great deal ($15) on a huge rock covered in zoas at petco. I noticed it has some red slime on 2 of the many many polyps. I read something on red slime algae is it bad and how do I remove it? Its in a dip right now.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:33 PM   #2
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Better photo should i remove the polyps affected or will it just die?
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That is red slime algae. It is not an infection of the zoas. Petcos have red slime issues due to poor tank care. Simply try to remove the algae by stirring it around in a separate container or water or with a turkey baster.
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Ok I guess ill try to get it off tonight after they have closed up. Thanks for the help.
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I would recommend siphoning it off and removing it from the tank if you can.
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Old 04-05-2012, 11:35 PM   #7
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I think im gonna have to cut it off.
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