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Old 02-27-2012, 07:22 PM   #1
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Cyanobacteria?

I have some purplish slime popping up on some sand and a rock. Looks like a pic I saw of red slime algae. My tank is newly cycled about 2 months old, been cycled for a little over a week now. Any things I should do about it?

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Yes it is cyano. Less light less food mrore water changes.
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Cyanobacteria, AKA Red Slime Algae
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Hi, have you got good flow ?
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I recently bought one of the odyssea 250w metal halide + 4 T5HO's and I have probably been running those for too long, so I've cut the mh down to 0-1hr a day, and the t5ho's to around 6-8hrs, I have only 3 button polyps.
I have one power head for flow an odyssea 250gph, and a canister filter (Rena xp4) that has around 300gph. So I'm thinking about getting some more power heads, but I down have much real estate to work with. I have a 47g column tank.
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