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Old 09-23-2011, 09:51 AM   #11
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What do you think of the coloration of my rocks? Seems to be red algae growing.
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Old 09-23-2011, 10:01 AM   #12
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well, it's probably cyanobacteria.
coralline algae, which can also be red, grows much slower. you won't see rocks covered in a month.
water changes/better nutrient export and reducing feeding (2 or 3 times a week for a while) would be the steps i would take.
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What do you think of the coloration of my rocks? Seems to be red algae growing.
Sometimes if the tank is new the rock will get this color before getting another color. That being said, it looks like a mix of cyano and other algaes are getting on the rock. Kind of hard to see though. Mr_X touched on what you had to do.
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