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Old 08-31-2013, 12:33 PM   #1
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Weird green wispy algea on rocks

Hey could any one tell me what exactly this is and if it's good or bad for my tank thanks!
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Old 08-31-2013, 12:38 PM   #2
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That is actually Cyanobacteria. The best and quickest way to rid your tank of it is to treat the tank with Erythromycin. A 5 day treatment will kill it. Prior to treatment you need to vacuum as much out of the tank as possible and on day 6 after your 5 day treatment do a large WC. Erythromycin won't harm BB but can cause a ammonia spike due to the dying bacteria if there is a lot of it.
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Alright thanks so much!
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