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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Is it normal to have TONS of long green hair algae after cycling my tank?... the tank went brown and is now almost entirely green. I feel like I remember going through this with my first tank but im not sure I got this much long green hair. Also what would you guys recommend I bring in to...
  2. Nano Reefs
    I am in need of assistance, background: I have a 12g aquapod I purchased roughly 6 years ago, initially set up tank, used live rock/sand cycled tank and stocked with a clown, goby various snails/hermits, a shrimp and a beautiful selection of lps's. Tank ran almost problem free for 3 years...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi TRT. Im having problems with hair algae. It just wont seem to go away. i was doing a 5 gallon water change every weekend with ro water. I was mixing reef crystals. The water had a tds of 0 but still algae everywhere! the tank has been up for about a year and a half. It is a 37 gallon with a...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    My 55 gal is about 3 months old. I went through a diatom bloom, but that went away eventually. Now I am dealing with about 5 different types of algae and can't keep up with it. I do a 5 gal change every week...never missed. I cut back on my lights (2 actinic and 2 10K) to 7 hrs a day from 9. I...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    What is the best way to eliminate green hair algae? It's not that bad but I have one or two rocks that it likes to grow on. I have been afraid to pull it off by hand because I don't won't it to spread. Any ideas?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So, i've always known about the "evils" of green hair algae, but never acually dealt with it. I would like to know the REAL harms that it does. REAL meaning other than making the tank look like a jungle, does it ruin the water chemistry? Alsoo, can someone take some green hair algae from their...
  7. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    I'm moving everything from my 72 to a new 120. I have a green hair algae issue right now that I want to clear up before I move everything. I was wondering whats the quickest way to kill it off the live rock? I was thinking about just drying out the pieces that are the worst, clean them off...
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