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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So, this started small but is beginning to expand. what type am I looking at. I am thinking hair algea but want to be sure. also, best method for treatment??
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone, so I've set up my BioCube 29. I've got roughly 23 pounds of live rock and about 27 or so pounds of live sand. One piece of the live rock I bought for the tank has a pretty good patch of green hair algea, about 1" x 2", and a couple small spots of it here and there. I really wanted...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a Rasta Zoas back on 7/19 and noticed the other day it has hair algae growing on the little puck it is attached to. I have no other hair algea in the tank that I can see and all water stats are fine. How can I get rid of this?
  4. Imag1464

    some of my coral
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I Have managed to obtain some hair algae in my tank, im sure its due to over feeding or something like that. I tried treating it, i put a sponge in my filter thats supposed to filter phosphates and i got a chemical that was supposed to treat red hair algea. Since then, it seems to have taken on...
  6. Live Rock Brand New

    First batch
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi again, So I'm going through some old tank syndrome and I'm in desperate help to remove hair algea. My phosphates and nitrates test at 0. Alkalinity is 11 magnesium is rather low at 1000, ammonia 0, sg 1.026, temp 77.5F. I have a gfo and carbon reactor which I change every 3 weeks. I do...
  8. New Stuff

    75 gallon reef
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone. So i have a 75g display tank that overflows into a 30long frag tank then that overflows to my sump. The whole system is BB and i keep the detrius to a minimum in the tanks and sump. Siphon out a gallon or 2 about 2 or more times a week, and i also do a 15 gallon water...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I went on vacation for a week and when I got home my biocube 29 was filled with red slime. It was awful. It covered probably 80% of my rock and substrate. I had long strands of it - probably 4 - 5 inches long that spanned from my rock to the intake. This is a relatively new tank - set up 5/7/12...
  11. Dsc 2572

    says distilled hmmm
    tds
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Ok I know the Algea posts get old but I'm looking for more suggestions. Here is alittle history of my setup. Its been setup for 4yrs when I bought it there was lots of algea. When I moved it and set it up I did my best to clean all the algea. It looked pretty good for about a month then the...
  13. LPS Coral Forum
    I have a candy cane frag that has hair algae growing on it and makes it look like it has a beard.. I'm wondering if I can just pull it off and will it grow back or is the coral eating it?.. I don't have it growing everywhere but a few spots and on my astrea snails. I'm sure it is not harming it...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I am fighting with hair algea in my tank. I have been doing a 15% water change weekly and it wont go away. I also syphone the sandbed as well. The problem is that the hair algea is NOT on my LR it is only growing on stuff that is not alive in the tank, the powerheads and filter heads. Also I...
  15. Anemone

    illness
  16. My Tanks

    my 35 gallon reef
  17. Tank Resealing

    bottom frame off
  18. General Reef Discussion
    im sick of it. ive had it for almost 2 months now. i need to get rid of it. i have no detection of it on the test kits ( i have bought differnt ones) water changes with ro/di doesnt work for me now. do i need to buy something like this http://www.marinedepot.com/ps_ViewItem~idproduct~TL4311.html
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