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Old 07-13-2014, 04:27 PM   #1
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Red algae

Evening all. Please help, recently ive notice a red coloured algae growing on my live sand and nowhere else. At first I thought it was that I was over feeding.so ive cut it right down . I do a weekly 20 % water change but its still there . Can anyone recommend a good way of getting rid of it and how to prevent it coming back.


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siphon it out and do more frequent water changes till its gone, you most likely have high phosphates that are fueling it , water changes can correct this but they need to be consistent till it's gone , depending what size the tank double up what you normally do but change it to 3X a week you should see a big improvement in about 7 to 10 days
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