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Old 01-17-2007, 02:05 PM   #1
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My tank is 1 mo old - sill getting diatoms on the glass and sand. I tested the water after this weekend's pwc and have 0's across the board including po4, no3. I also went to Reef Salt from IO. Not sure what else to do, just wait?

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Yup, they should be gone soon.

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If your water parameters are zeros across the board because you've finished your cycle, then throw some snails in there. Adding some trochus and astraea snails will make short order of those diatoms.
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You dont ever get rid of all of them. I still have to get rid of them on my glass after all these years
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diatom, diatoms

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