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Old 07-26-2011, 06:52 PM   #11
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How you doing with the diatoms?

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Ph - 8.4, Alk - 4.3 Meq, Cal - 450, Mag - 1340
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Old 07-26-2011, 07:06 PM   #12
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Right now they are the same I am just letting them run there course I think they will go away

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Old 07-27-2011, 10:39 PM   #13
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Hey I'm just finishing my cycle and I had the same brown string like algae your speaking of. From What I've read these are diatoms. <correct me if I'm wrong. All I did for treating it was using my magnetic cleaner. I think what really eliminated it was RO water I started topping off with. I finally stopped being lazy and payed .29 cents a gallon refill at my local Meijer. :P
I haven't seen the algea pop back up since then. Maybe this will help ya. Good luck

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