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Old 05-24-2011, 09:28 PM   #11
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The algae scrubber I have is basically a single blade razor. Do you want a link?
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Old 05-24-2011, 09:33 PM   #12
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I get a green algea growth on my glass also i used a kitchen sponge and it worked wonderfully
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Old 05-24-2011, 11:49 PM   #13
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I have an acrylic tank and Mr Clean Magic Eraser works great. Just make sure to get the plain ones.
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:03 AM   #14
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Those are all magnificent ideas.
I actually think it's coralline growing in some spots. I'll just try to keep it on the rocks and back of the tank haha.
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I use an old credit card. I know a couple others here do to. It wont scratch the glass and wont rust.
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Coralline starts off green, then turns purple/pink. So it could be coralline.
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If its slime the magnetic (mag float type) will take it off. The coraline will prob have to be scraped off with a blade.
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Old 05-26-2011, 08:49 PM   #18
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I used the algae scrubber sponge and applied a lot of pressure and got most of it off of the glass.

It felt kind of rough to the touch, not soft. Like touching sandpaper. There was some slime stuff on the back, too. Brownish slime.. that was easy to get off.

I guess if the only place I want algae to grow is on the rocks.. I've got a lot of cleaning to do regularly lol.

Or is coralline algae and all other types of algae a different thing to have growing? Is it possible to have coralline on the rocks with a minimal amount of the "bad" algae?
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i noticed atleast for me it started in stages first i had a problem with brown algae on my glass then it was green now they burned off and its just coralline
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