I have been battling cyano
for almost 6 months, the last 2 being the worst. It is on every section of my live rock and the sand bed. Even if I suction it, it is back the next day. My corals look terrible, I only have 5, so I was thinking of bringing them to the LFS
because I do not want to kill them. All of my levels check out.
I have tried using chemiclean, and a phosphate sponge. The chemiclean worked for a couple of days, but that was it. I have had a lot of frustrations over the past year and am ready to turn my reef into a FOWLR
. If I do this, what is the easiest way to get rid of the cyano
? I am ready to tear down my tank.
I have never used anything but RO
water and my skimmer is working well. It is an aqua-c. This all started when my original skimmer broke and it took me about a month between trying to fix it and finally ordering a new one. This is when the cyano
If I rid myself of the corals and turn my MH
's off will this help because I know that it can survive with little light? Also, I have no green algae to speak of, will my pincushin urchin starve?