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Old 10-20-2017, 11:18 AM   #1
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Brown "hair" on sand

I've noticed large patches of what looks like brown hair some of which is stringy on my sand bed. I have tried to scoop out yet. Any ideas?
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Is it slimy? If so its Cyanobacteria. Increased flow and more nutrient export.
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What levels are your nitrates at?
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