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Old 04-01-2004, 12:03 AM   #1
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What is this crap??

It is like a pink hair algae almost, think it might be cyano. Recently it has turned more of a maroon color though. PLease help

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Here is the link to the pic

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Looks like cyano in the second pic. Cyanobacteria looks like like slime and can usually be removed in sheets. How old is the tank? I think most new tanks go through a cyano phase, mine did. It lasted for a few weeks and then cleared up.
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My tank has been setup for like over a year now
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Old 04-01-2004, 11:11 AM   #5
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I would check your water, particularly for high Nitrates. Seems to be what fuels cyano.

What kind of water are you using for top-off and water changes?
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Old 04-01-2004, 06:30 PM   #6
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Hey Billy - Were you at the URS meeting on Sunday?

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