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Old 11-10-2011, 07:32 PM   #1
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Algae

So now that I have my new lights, algae is growing. I figured it probably would becuase I havn't had and direct light on the tank since I bought it. How can I get rid of it?
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Have a read of this - 10 step plan for nuisance algae control
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Old 11-10-2011, 09:46 PM   #3
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thanks. Do you know how I can get coraline algae to grow? I have a little bit on one of my rocks. How can I get it to spread? will it compete with nuiscance algae and keep it from growing so much?
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Scrape off a little and let it settle on other rocks. Also what cuc do you have?
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Old 11-11-2011, 06:54 PM   #5
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Just a few hermit crabs. Not a big bio Load right now
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Old 11-11-2011, 07:08 PM   #6
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Get a few snails, they work wonders.
You might also want to cut down on how long you keep ur light on. That might solve the issue
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How about a UV steriliser, it cleaned up our algae issues on our sand in a week and also it's killed off an outbreak of ich in our tank without QT, our clown was on his last legs and is looking great now.
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Old 11-15-2011, 05:22 AM   #8
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Will an algae scrubber help?
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