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Old 03-28-2014, 05:13 PM   #1
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Old 03-28-2014, 05:14 PM   #2
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Mos def great hair algae and cyano bacteria.

Are you doing proper tank maintenance? RO/DI water? How is the flow in that part of the tank? And what are your current water parameters?
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Old 03-28-2014, 05:52 PM   #3
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I'm using the petco real ocean water and I have good flow and my parameters are
Ph:8.2
Ammonia:0-.25
Nitrite:0
Nitrate:0
And I do a water change about every 2 weeks
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What are your phosphates at? You clearly have them high. What is the flow turnover rate? Tank size?
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Idk any of that my tank size is a biocube 29
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Old 03-28-2014, 05:56 PM   #6
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Do you have a HOB filter or fuge? If I were you I would do a water change (preferably like 25%) and throw in a bag of phosguard! And then do another in like 2-3 days
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Cut back feeding to every 3 days or so for a while and do weekly water changes until you get the nutrient issue under control. Vacuum out what you can with each water change.
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Do you have a power head in the tank? If so what size? And how often to do you feed?
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Old 03-28-2014, 05:58 PM   #9
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And with the green hair algae, pick off as much as you can by hand and siphon out as much cyano as you can.
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Old 03-28-2014, 05:59 PM   #10
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I have a power head and it's a maxi-jet 400 and all I have is 3 shrimp hermit crab and 2 snails I'm not feeding or anything
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