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Old 04-22-2016, 08:55 PM   #1
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Diatoms and corals

Should I add corals when I have a lot of diatoms? My tank is going through the "uglies" stage and is full of algae. Will it kill the corals?

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Diatoms, most likely no, but other algae and cyano can. It all depends on if it smothers the corals and prevents the corals from getting light and flow.

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