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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Background: As long as I've had the aquarium (about a year) it has been constantly growing lots of green hair algae. (I also have to battle cyano now and then but Chemi-clean seems to knock it out effectively, but after knocking out the cyano I get overrun with even more GHA.) I know there is a...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I am hoping someone can help me out. I have some real problems with hair algae that I cannot resolve. They have come about since I moved to a larger tank back in May. I carry out twice weekly partial WC’s at the moment to try and keep it under control but without much success. I have loads of...
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    i have major algae problems and need to kill all of it will this work.
  4. General Reef Discussion
    hey everyone so my tank has been getting green slime algae on my rocks and I have noticed that my chalices have been receding a little bit im wondering if it is from when my tank got over 90 degrees a couple weeks ago. I have solved the issue of the tank over heating but I don't know why I am...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    My dry rock is nearly 100% clear of all algae but a little hair algae. But my what was perfectly covered in coraline algae live rock has everything under the sun NOW. Lots of hair algae, cyano showing up, green bubble algae, red bubble algae. Small amts of brown slime, and now some red tube...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So after reading quite a few posts I think I have finally diagnoses my algael problems. I think the LR has taken up the phosphates and keeps fueling algae. My corals are doing well with good growth but Im sure could do better. I noticed that while coraline on glass is good, the coraline on the...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    HELP! What is causing this red slimy algae? I just performed a water change last week and water perameters were good. I just replaced all my bulbs 14,000k 150w halides, 4 T5 Actinics. I try to net it out but it reappears. I am looking to replace the bulb in my Sterilizer. Would that help?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    OK, I have a 90 gal setup thats been up and running for about 2 or 3 months now. Ive got about 90 lbs of live sand and about the same in rock. Possibly a little less on the rock. I am in process of buying more. Any way tank was doing fine for a while, i let the tank run for a while with nothing...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    A good friend of mine bought a 200gal reef setup from the LFS... They sold him some crazy sump thing made from acrylic with wheels and stuff. Owner of a different LFS said he doesn't need that stuff and to get rid of the wheels... Just wondering your opinions on the already made acrylic...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I have a major hair algae problem on my sand and it just keeps growing so i was wondering how you guys deep siphon your sand and if it comes to this problem, how to completely take out my sand and put new sand in my tank if this is possible?
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