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Old 08-26-2009, 12:04 PM   #11
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If it's easy to take the rock out, then yeah... that would be the best bet. Either trim with scissors or just pull it off by hand. Most likely, there will be some left in the nook/cranny of the rock, so it will come back.

If trimmed/pulled off while in the tank, then just have a siphon hose next to it to catch any stragglers that escape your grasp to keep it from spreading around the tank.

The red/purple I'm seeing in your sand looks like cyano. Here's an article...

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/articl...ae-/Page1.html
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