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Old 07-29-2012, 07:06 PM   #1
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Brown spots!

My glass is covered in brown dots if I wipe them away they come back. How do I get rid of this brown algae. I now hAve to keep the lights on due to new corals
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Old 07-29-2012, 07:08 PM   #2
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Is it a new tank? Sounds like diatoms that should go away with time...
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Old 07-29-2012, 07:24 PM   #3
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Can I get something to help it...a cleaner...a snail
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It is definitely diatoms...how can I help it go away
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They just take time to go away. You can add a CUC to help
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They just take time to go away. You can add a CUC to help
Lol yup. Just time and a MagFloat...
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Clean up crew? I have 13 hermit crabs
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Clean up crew? I have 13 hermit crabs
Add some nassarius (sand sifters) and ceriths. Try to stay away from Astrea as they can drown if the fall on their backs
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How about turbo snails
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How about turbo snails
Make sure everything is glued in place
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