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Old 02-24-2013, 01:22 AM   #1
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What is this all over my tank?

Algae? Fish droppings? Other?
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Old 02-24-2013, 01:26 AM   #2
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Is this a newly set up tank if so google brown diatoms
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Yes it has cycled for 2 months and just last week I added fish. My water is good and my fish seem to be healthy. I guess Im going to have to read a little more regarding removal. Thank you!
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Yep, it looks like diatoms. They show up in newer tanks, though can show up whenever.

They feed off of silicates and will die off once those are used up.

You can syphon off what's on the sand, wipe it off glass, and a turkey baster works well for the rocks.

This explains a little more about diatoms and other algae.

http://www.reefcleaners.org/index.ph...d=54&Itemid=60
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