Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 04-04-2014, 06:17 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: sudbuy on
Posts: 35
Algey ...... bad thing

I got some algey grown in my tank now im sure I know the answer BUT does it have to go or is it ok cuz I kinda like the look

Sent from my SM-T210R using Aquarium Advice mobile app
__________________

__________________
bigblue08 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2014, 06:30 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: sudbuy on
Posts: 35
O I guess I should tell you about the tank 30 gallaon 22lbs of lr 2 clowns 2 blue green cromis hand full of crabs and snails and some poylops tanks been going for 5 6 months now

Sent from my SM-T210R using Aquarium Advice mobile app
__________________

__________________
bigblue08 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2014, 06:53 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Macscale's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Lakewood Ranch, Florida.
Posts: 2,850
Hair algae maybe.... A better pic would help.
__________________
55g Reef Build
Macscale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 07:37 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: sudbuy on
Posts: 35
Hey sry for the sl8w reply ...... some of the sand is turing red and purple ne ideas???

Sent from my SM-T210R using Aquarium Advice mobile app
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	1396910201560.jpg
Views:	46
Size:	53.4 KB
ID:	232216   Click image for larger version

Name:	1396910232186.jpg
Views:	48
Size:	53.3 KB
ID:	232217  

__________________
bigblue08 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 07:48 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
BigRedsReefs10's Avatar

POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 4,675
Cyano and hair algae. Are you using ro/di? How often are you doing wc's?
__________________
BigRedsReefs10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 08:40 PM   #6
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Macscale's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Lakewood Ranch, Florida.
Posts: 2,850
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigRedsReefs10 View Post
Cyano and hair algae. Are you using ro/di? How often are you doing wc's?

+1. You also definitely have some PO4 and Nitrate issues.
__________________
55g Reef Build
Macscale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 08:56 PM   #7
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: sudbuy on
Posts: 35
No im not using an r/o system I use a chemical called prime I do water chamge bout once a week of 5 gallons

Sent from my SM-T210R using Aquarium Advice mobile app
__________________
bigblue08 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 08:57 PM   #8
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Macscale's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Lakewood Ranch, Florida.
Posts: 2,850
The water you condition is tap though?
Even prime won't keep nutrients from entering the tank. IMO it's more a freshwater thing..
__________________
55g Reef Build
Macscale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 09:08 PM   #9
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: sudbuy on
Posts: 35
Yah I here yah there how much is an ro

Sent from my SM-T210R using Aquarium Advice mobile app
__________________
bigblue08 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 09:14 PM   #10
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: sudbuy on
Posts: 35
And how do I fix the problem

Sent from my SM-T210R using Aquarium Advice mobile app
__________________

__________________
bigblue08 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ID good and bad or bad and bad? help! ryshark Saltwater & Reef - Identification 7 01-22-2008 01:30 AM
What is in de-chlor and is too much a bad thing? aquakev Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 8 07-09-2005 01:56 AM
I did a bad thing...sortof Umberle Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 7 01-31-2005 05:22 PM
Is black poop a bad thing? PlatyLady Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 2 12-11-2003 03:23 PM
Is hard water a bad thing? Dimitri146 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 2 09-20-2003 09:23 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.