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Old 03-27-2011, 03:27 PM   #1
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algae problems!!!

ok so i started my saltwater tank about 2 or 3 months ago and things are going great i have lots of live rock in a 30 gallon tank and i have some kind of like tubelike feather duster thats growing in the tank but i didnt buy it so i dont know where thank came from and one of the live rocks have a sponge growing so all good but all of a sudden i have a whole bunch of algae growing...i dont want to kill it but what is a small fish that will eat tons of algae...can also be an invertibrate?

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what color is it? can you post pictures

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Read this 10 step battle plan for nuisance algea.

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What are your tank parameters? Knowing what levels certain nutrients are can help ( eg; nitrogen, ammonia, phosphate) etc.

Also how long are your lights on? Too many nutrients and too much light can certainly cause problems. When it doubt, do a good sizewater change and do a water test. Post here, and we can help more.
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