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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I have 65g Red Sea Max 250 and I am new to this hobby. I've had my tank for 4 months now and have slowly introduced a few fish and invertebrates. Just recently, I noticed this Algae? growing on the substrate. I have been vacuuming the substrate quiet frequently, which has resulted in a...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I purchased a complete, cycled aquarium about 5 months ago on Craigslist and about 2 months ago I started getting a brown algae on the sandbed, looked like diatoms. When I moved the tank, I threw away the old sand and put in 20 lbs of caribsea arag-alive pink fiji sand. The tank had been...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I actually have two questions: What type of algae is this ? It is starting to spread but I am not sure what to do about it. It pink, translucent and fluoresces under actinics. Pic attached. Second question, after trapping 5 mantis shrimp and catching 5 urchins I am now left with a number...
  4. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Anybody know what this algae is and how to get rid of it? It's feels kind of like gelatin. Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance, Karoo
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