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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I know this is basic husbandry stuff but no where I can find an article on how to properly clean wall tank algae :lol: I could see Green Dusty Algae & some red spotting algae :idea: Besides employing CUC, what will be the best alternative way in cleaning this wall algae? Is Magnet cleaner the...
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    Hey everyone. Was just wondering how you BB Reefers clean the green algae and other glass algae that grows on the bottom of the glass. I recently went BB from a shallow sand bed. Green algae has been growing on the bottom of the glass slowly for a bit and I've lived with it up until now but...
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    So my tank has only been up for about 2 months, so I know its normal to have algae blooms develop through the first year. But its dveloping at an alarming rate. I will clean my glass in the morning and by the afternoon the green algae is already starting to cover the glass . Its not as noticable...
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    I have a 55g setup with 2 clowns, a diamond goby, pep shrimp and choc stastar 10lbs of live rock and a 260 watt compact fluor t5s. Seaclone protein skimmer also using PhosGuard I keep having to scrub glass with magnafloat bc green algae forms. Looks like dust when wiped. Protein skimmer is...
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    so i've got this hard green speckled algae all over my glass....sometimes it'll come off and other times it doesn't. any tricks? i've used socks, scrubby pads, the magnet thing...literally anything i can think of and this stuff REFUSES to come off. what's worked for you guys?!
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    I've been pretty curious about this lately and want to see others thoughts about glass algae (I have no idea what to call it :rotflmao:). You know what I'm talking about right? That brown algae that grows on the glass. I am wondering what this stuff is and what contributes to it's growth...
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    Hi everyone....I'm having a hard time trying to get this hard green shell like algae off the glass of my tank. here is a photo of the corner of my Bio cube tank that I'm having the roughest time with. Can anyone help me? I have a mag-float glass scraper but its not helping much and its...
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