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Old 07-22-2012, 04:04 AM   #11
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Ok so one per week maybe? Ill try it.

I use carbon too. Maybe ill replace it!

Should i be blowing this stuff off corals when it covers/gets on them?
Yeah atleast one a week. I would siphon it out instead of blowing it around. Yes replace your carbon if its old lol.
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Old 07-22-2012, 04:09 AM   #12
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Yeah atleast one a week. I would siphon it out instead of blowing it around. Yes replace your carbon if its old lol.
Sounds good. I will be updating..

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Old 07-22-2012, 01:47 PM   #13
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This stuff is surrounding corals, choking them out, and even getting on fish. NOT good.
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Old 07-22-2012, 02:48 PM   #14
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This stuff is surrounding corals, choking them out, and even getting on fish. NOT good.
Yeah thats not good, never heard of it getting on fish tho. Unless he just rubbed against some idk. Try and get as much off the corals as you can. I know its hard to do but it will help a little. Maybe looking into raising your ph might be best since its starting to take over corals....just a suggestion. I know 8.4 is recommended as a starting point
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Old 07-22-2012, 03:00 PM   #15
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Yeah thats not good, never heard of it getting on fish tho. Unless he just rubbed against some idk. Try and get as much off the corals as you can. I know its hard to do but it will help a little. Maybe looking into raising your ph might be best since its starting to take over corals....just a suggestion. I know 8.4 is recommended as a starting point
Yeah, i think he rubbed against somthing..it is slowly comin off though.

How do i raise the ph though? How do you do that? A buffer?
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Yeah, i think he rubbed against somthing..it is slowly comin off though.

How do i raise the ph though? How do you do that? A buffer?
Im not sure of the recommended way in this case but it can be done with buffer or kalk to some extent. I suggest you read up on it because ive never fought this battle and i dont wanna tell you something wrong that screws everything up lol.
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Im not sure of the recommended way in this case but it can be done with buffer or kalk to some extent. I suggest you read up on it because ive never fought this battle and i dont wanna tell you something wrong that screws everything up lol.
Definitly. I have always heard messing with the ph isnt smart, but after reading, it seems necessary!

Sheesh i wish someone would chime in that has fought this battle and could give his/her methods
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Yeah it seems to be the only helpful method besides nutrient reduction i have found. Perhaps posting for help in the general saltwater aquaria section will yield more responses.

Also if you would by chance have access to a microscope i would put some on a slide. Pretty much the only failsafe way to ID dino's from what i read. Often times they resemble cyano or hair algae with the naked eye.
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Ive got this goin on a different forum too.

I wish i ha a microscope..:/ ill treat for dino and if that doesnt work, i guess continue with different methods.

Schism..found this. Figure we can both learn
lol.http://www.advancedaquarist.com/blog...ons-i-learned/
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In agree with dino also. I agree with more water changes and I would suggest that when you do them I would siphon it out and try to manually remove as much as possible. The frequent PWC`s should help remove the excessive nutrients and help to get rid of the rest.
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