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    And should i be concerned?
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    Good morning all, My name is Kyle and i am brand new to The Reef Tank. i have just set up my first salwater tank and my over all goal is tho have live coral and a few fish. The set up of my tank or components that i have so far: 37 gal glass tank, BH1000 Reef Octopus Skimmer, 2 30 inch Finnex...
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    I have a some red slime/cyno and some red hair algae in my take. I do a 10% water change every week (10 gal), and do 15 gal from time to time. My nitrate, nitrite and phosphates always test 0 with my red sea testing kit, yet I have algae. I use a filter sock in my sump that is changed 2x a...
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    Has anyone found any negative effects from using moon light LEDs all night? They are essentially like having no lights on at all right?
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    hi guys new to TRT this place is the bomb!!!.....i just picked up some live rock and was curious to know if these hichhickers were bad/good for the tank ans what species . they seem to be sponges and a type of alge any advice would be muchly apreciated.. thanks
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    Thanks!!!!You guys really nailed it with the suggestion on replacing bulbs in fixture.It's been 4 days now and not a sign of growth of cyno on rocks or sandbed.Did'nt realize that light degradation was so profound.Also added a phosphate pad since phos was a little high.My fish,coral and I thank you!
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    MY 100 gal tank has been up for 7 months now. All water test are good except nitrate at about 15. I got a new light 3X250 MH with 320 watt blue Power Compacts. Every thing was going O.K. I got anouther 35 lbs of rock from a friend out of his tank. since then diatoms just wont go away...
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    I got this stringy purple stuff coming off top the rock.(Pics. 1 &2) Also is all the orange, green all over stuff, Any good? There is like a weird bubbly build up around my zoanthen. Pleeeease Help!:doh:(Pic 3)
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    HI I just set up a tank FOWLR, no fish yet just been up and running over a week, I have a large worm, lets say I did. Al was fine last night, woke up this moring and tank covered in cobweb string stuff, Large worm floating ontop, few other little floating around. I think they were bristle...
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    HI I just set up a tank FOWLR, no fish yet just been up and running over a week, I have a large worm, lets say I did. Al was fine last night, woke up this moring and tank covered in cobweb string stuff, Large worm floating ontop, few other little floating around. I think they were bristle...
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    hey guys i upgraded from 20gal to 30gal i cycled it for about 6 weeks all tested good and its been up for almost 3 months now.I have a problem with brown alge on the surface of the water im using tap water with conditioner just like my 20 gal and never had a problem.My prmtrs look good all my...
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    lately, in my refugium, the cheato has been getting small bubbles all over it and rising to the surface, and the bubbles have started moving to the rocks in there. i'm also getting some purple slime alge in there too. are these Good? Bad? what should i do?
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