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Old 12-02-2012, 10:13 PM   #1
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White, snot-looking algae/fungus/bacteria??

I've got this white stuff growing on a few rocks. Any ideas what it may be? LFS guy says its from bad source water/old r.o. filters. Replacement filters come tomorrow. ID is critical to fighting it. Tank is a year and a half old.
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:39 PM   #2
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I'm thinking its Chrysophyta. Any suggestions for removing it?
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:12 AM   #3
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I'm thinking its Chrysophyta. Any suggestions for removing it?
Turkey baster (gently) and a siphon, would be my guess.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:26 AM   #4
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I've got this white stuff growing on a few rocks. Any ideas what it may be? LFS guy says its from bad source water/old r.o. filters. Replacement filters come tomorrow. ID is critical to fighting it. Tank is a year and a half old.
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http://www.coralmagazine-us.com/cont...slime-part-iii

A really good article, don't know if this is what you have? But great info on how our environmnt affects our aquariums. I would read all three parts and see if you have had any similar environmental changes. I recommend this as the lr in your pic also looks to be hosting several corals.
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