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Old 02-03-2012, 01:48 PM   #71
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Where and what kinda scum have you been getting?
Here is a picture of the scum. I had a bad break out of red slime algae. It was slowly going away. Then I had green hair algae start growing and this stuff. Took out the dsb and put a power head in the fuge section. I would come home, use a tooth brush to clean my rock and net out all the gunk that floated to the surface. Tank would look better. I go to bed and then to work come home and do it all over again. Now I have bare rock in places again. It was also all over the substrate. Once I get it all gone I can add some corals and see how my 4 bulb light grows them.
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A pic of my bta. And more scum. You can see "clean" rock and problematic covered rock. I haven't touched it in two days with a tooth brush and no invasive growth.

The surface of the water was also littered with the stuff.
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Old 02-03-2012, 02:06 PM   #73
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May be cayno. Mr. X recommended some stuff to rid it. I forget what it was, but worked great!
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Old 02-03-2012, 02:10 PM   #74
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yep cayno. i tried chimiclean once. but it didnt work. next paycheck i may get a few filter socks and try it again.
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yep cayno. i tried chimiclean once. but it didnt work. next paycheck i may get a few filter socks and try it again.
U got a phosbane reactor?
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Old 02-03-2012, 02:15 PM   #76
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yes sir. this is day two of running it.
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Old 02-03-2012, 02:24 PM   #77
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yes sir. this is day two of running it.
It'll clear up. Give it till next pwc.
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Not much in the tank as of yet, but eventually, I'll be doing 40 or 50 gallons a week.
Dang. Can't believe I missed this. Got lots of catching up to do.
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should i be concerned if my chaeto is being getting red slimed?
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Well, it's going to block the light from hitting it. I would shake it off.
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