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Old 11-20-2011, 09:06 PM   #1
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Spider alge

Need help ASAP I have spider alge and I can't get rid of it and it's taking over my frag tank I had reefs for years and never had to deal with a problem like this before
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:48 AM   #2
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Looks like cyano. Cut back on feeding. You'll have to remove it manually or chemically.
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Old 11-21-2011, 08:59 AM   #3
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Manually does don't work I've been taking it out and it comes back even more , and its a 10g frag tank and I do 2.2 gallons every week so I don't understand why I have this problem my levels are perfect
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:19 AM   #4
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Could be lighting, but maybe your levels seem perfect because the nitrate & phosphate are taken from the column by the algae as it grows.

Are you feeding that tank? Any die off?
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:31 AM   #5
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I have pretty strong lighting in their because I'm raising Lps coral but I'm running LEDs , I only feed my tank once a day for my Mandarin goby , and nothing for what I can see have died off on my rocks or anything corals seem to be ok as we'll as my fish
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