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Old 03-09-2014, 08:26 PM   #1
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Help! What is this crap?

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Old 03-09-2014, 10:19 PM   #2
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Is it Harry? Hard to tell from the pics but my thoughts are green hair algae or green cyano.
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Yes it's hairy
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Then it's hair algae. Pull off as much as you can. It normally forms from phosphate or nitrate.
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Tested my nitrates and they r at zero and I have used a phosphate pack remover still growing
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The algae feeds off nitrate and phosphate so even if your getting 0 they are there. Reduce your nutrient input and increase the export (both frequency and % of water changed) with manual removal if the larger pieces should get it under control for you
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Your using ro/di water right?
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Should I switch my salt over to reef salt from instant ocean?
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