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  1. Marine Depot
    VIDEO: Algae Control Part 2 This is part 2 in a 2-part series about aquarium algae prevention, control and removal. Today we are discussing Bubble Algae, Dinoflagellates, Bryopsis and Turf Algae. Aquarium Algae Control: Diatoms, Cyano and Green Hair Algae - Part 1
  2. Marine Depot
    Hi Guys & Gals, We are working on a video about nuissance algae and how to prevent, identify and eliminate it. We would be super grateful if anyone in the community would be willing to share photos/video with us of any/all of the following: Diatom Bloom Hair Algae Bubble Algae Red Slime Turf...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have had bubble algae in my tank for some time now. After reading much debate on how to control it and I may have made a mistake by trying to physically remove while doing a water change. Now it is on the verge of becoming a real problem)not there yet, but certainly not getting better. Please...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    :fish:My 75gal tank needs a complete makeover or something. I've got a tank full of LR and it's been taken over by bubble algae. I've tried water changes and critters but none don't work. Is there something more ballistic and won't kill my critters and fish to do? I have even thought about...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    As you guys all probly know. Bubble algae is impossible to get rid of. I had a tank literally covered in it. As i didnt know what they were at first and started razoring and toothbrushing them SMH. Any how the trick is pulling the rock out of the water and razor it off rinse are with fresh water...
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    So im noticing these things popping up in my tank. Like 4 of them now. They are spreading. I want to know if they are bad like poison or stingers or anything. They are small feather duster looking almost polyp like with little green Tips/eyelashes. What the heck are they ive been reefing for...
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    Anyone know any tried and true methods of removing bubble algae from rocks? Preferably without adding emerald crabs into my tank. I got a lot of it and removing the rocks isn't an option.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone, I've got a major bubble algae infestation in my 25 gallon tropical salt water tank, and I need some advice on how to take care of it. I've got two clown fish, some colony polyps, a bunch of polychaete worms, and some tiny snails that only come out at night. I do water changes...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    So I've had a single bubble algae in my tank from the very first piece of rock I added over a year ago. It hasn't ever spread but got to the size of a golf ball. Yesterday I took a chance and finally got the courage to remove it and siphoned the water around it and the rock to get any spores...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all... what is this stuff? Doing a tank transfer and not sure If I should get rid of it or keep it. Looks like bubble algae, but it's red... If its bad, just scrape off? Thanks in advance?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I have a Ocellaris Clownfish and a six-lined wrasse in a 14g biocube atm, and have a spare 20g tank available. The current tank seems cramped because some of the "14g" is space in the back, and I have more LR in it then I need. My current light will most likely not be enough for the bigger...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I have some dried out rock that was once live rock that has been sitting in my garage for over a year (covered up). It was at one point infested with bubble algae. Will the bubble algae come back after putting it back into a new tank? Is it just laying dormant in my old liverock or should...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Been dealing with bubble algae for a while. Tried a couple Emerald crabs, but they would die in about a month. LFS talked me into a Fox face rabbit fish. Will it do the job? Any downside to having a fish with poison spines?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, we are new to the site and also new to saltwater tank. I've started a 55g about a month ago... been patient and reading a lot.. we recently added 55 pounds of live rock. We notice a strange round thing in the bottom of one of the rocks that looks like an egg. The texture is different from...
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    So I bought a kenya tree frag from my LFS. Now I see bubble algae on the frag rock. I have tons of extra rock for frags. How do I get the kenya off that rock to put on a new one?
  17. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have in the past used lemon juice to kill aiptasia, and I am wondering if that miracle juice could be used to kill bubble algae. Thoughts?
  18. Crustaceans
    What's up fellas I have a 29 gallon and got a big hair algae problem with a little bubble algae problem I was wondering if I could get one of these emerald crabs. I have a soft coral a few lps and xenia and a damsel and clown with 20 lbs of lw
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I run gfo and brs best carbon,I have 60gal of water between the tank and sump.I do 15gal water changes each week and change the carbon and gfo every 14 days.I always clean the sub strait every time i do a water change.I have a super reef oct skimmer that i run wet.13 inchs of fish.All my coral...
  20. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have a big time bubble algae problem that's developed in the last week or so and I need to take care of it immediately before it takes over all my lr!! any ideas would be great! I've heard removing the rock and scrubbing it in a bucket is a good solution, but I have multiple different coral...
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