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Old 10-05-2011, 08:58 PM   #1
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Red algae

So I have this red algae all over my tank, and I was wondering if anybody knew how to het rid of it. Its just a thin layer of red over alot of my rock on the walls a little and on the sand, it also looks like it has trapped bubbles under it all
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Old 10-05-2011, 09:04 PM   #2
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Check out this site ReefCleaners.org | Clean Up Crews and Macro Algae - Nuisance Algae ID Guide sounds like cyano to me
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there is a medication that petco carries but not required. if ur lights are on 24/7 that is cause of growth among other reasons. minimize light use and have cleaner crew
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it's called cyanobacteria. nothing eats it IMO/IME and it's caused by excess nutrients. water changes, sucking out as much as you can, cutting back on feeding is the solution. altering lighting won't help.
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sorry but mine went away that way
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