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Old 04-17-2012, 10:32 AM   #1
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Kent Bio reef 94l Algae problem

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I bought myself a Kent Bio Reef 94l about 2 months ago, all seems to be going well, ive added live rock and 6 turbo snails and 5 hermit crabs.
I`m doing a 10% water change every week, but the dreaded algae has started, can anyone give me any advice on this? or just ride it out?. my lights are on for 8 hours a day. The live rock has gone green and i`m getting red algae coverering the live rock too. cheers steve
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:33 AM   #2
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Slimy algae, hairy or just red coraline.
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red Slim algae mostly, any advice?
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Is the slime forming in areas of low flow. That is what happens in my system with areas of low water movement.
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The tank came with a 2000l wave maker, do you think i need another?
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Old 04-19-2012, 02:32 PM   #6
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I would most definitely add another power head. Especially if you plan on having corals that require high flow. Also you can just syphon the algae out when you do your PWC's.
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