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 01-24-2014, 03:38 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 342
Help! Algae bloom

I have had a nasty greenish/clear hairy algae bloom in my 10g...I was wondering what additional CUC I could add to get it under control.

I currently have

4 hermit crabs
2 Nassissius snails
1 Cerith Snail

What else would help get it under control?
__________________

__________________
KantGetRite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2014, 04:39 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
BigRedsReefs10's Avatar

POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 4,675
What are your water params, especially nitrate and phosphate? Adding cuc isn't really a solution to the problem, you will be better off figuring out why your getting the algae rather than looking for something to eat it
__________________

__________________
BigRedsReefs10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2014, 05:21 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Affordable Aquatic's Avatar




 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 174
Fixing your water is much better than getting an animal to do it for you.
__________________
Visit us online at www.AffordableAquatic.com
Affordable Aquatic is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
algae, algae bloom, bloom

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
Very new to crystal red shrimp! Vikkiog Freshwater & Brackish - Invertebrates 48 10-10-2013 03:33 PM
Algae Owning My Tank - Please Help The sea monkeys Rock Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 9 09-09-2013 10:30 PM
Algae Scrubber Basics Floyd R Turbo DIY Projects 90 08-15-2012 05:35 PM
Algae Bloom..information? Mcnomnom Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 2 02-10-2012 12:45 AM
Algae problems Ann7667 Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 6 07-18-2011 06:15 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:14 AM.


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