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Old 01-16-2009, 08:54 AM   #1
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algea problem

hi guys im new here and i have had my nano 25 gallon for around 8 weeks everything in regards to levels are fine salinity is at 10.20, ph and nirate levels are on the money but i have had for the last two days a lot of green algea what is my best way to clean it up with out disurbing the tank, i have got two clown fish two crab two shrimp and two small snails i have not added coral yet as i want the tank and myself to mature first thank you for your time?

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Before adding any coral your SG needs to come up to about 1.025.

Algae outbreaks usually indicate excess nutrients in the water. Can you post your actual readings from testing your water? pH, Ammonia, Nitrate, NitrIte, phosphate?

What kind of source water do you use when mixing new SW for PWCs? How often are you doing PWCs? How often are you feeding, how much and what? What kind of filtration do you have on the tank? How much live rock do you have in the tank?

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