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  1. Marine Depot
    VIDEO: How to Control Phosphate in a Reef Tank Today we discuss causes and methods of controlling phosphate in a reef tank Aquarium Algae Control: Diatoms, Cyano and Green Hair Algae - Part 1 Aquarium Algae Control: Bubble Algae, Dinoflagellates, Bryopsis, & Turf Algae - Part 2
  2. Marine Depot
    Say Farewell to Phosphate What methods of phosphate control do you use in your reef aquarium?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Good morning TRT! As the title indicates I have an orange filter sock. I am using Dr G's phosphate and silicate remover. Completed a water change yesterday and removed the phosphate remover from a filter sock. Rinsed it well and placed in a new filter sock. This morning, I noticed the filter...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone ! I'm here again with a question on phosphate remover, iv had some hair algea blooms, I purchased this fluval phosphate remover and I'd like to see what other reefers have to say about this stuff, before I try it out I'd like to know if anyone had any success with it or if its...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Added Phosban about 6 days ago and pretty sure it is working. Almost all the green algae that was growing has now become clear, glass like strands flowing in the breeze. I am going to switch out the Phosban in about a week and a half, but what is the next step on getting rid of this ugly. What...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone used any of the Thrive products and obtained good results? Theres a store here locally that carries their products and while I use their analytical calculator on their site to keep up with my parameters but Ive never used any of their stuff. If you havent checked out...
  7. Reefing Equipment
    I currently have brown algae growing on the sand in my tank, could this be from a high level of phosphate? If so, how do I lower the level?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Everybody... I'm having too many problems with my phosphate. I don't even know if it is a problem. I'm new to marine tanks. Anyways, in brief i have a tank i'm trying to set up, no fish, just LR, so i buy marine water from the reef shop and it tests out all good, I put it in my tank at a...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I recently picked up some bightwell aquatics phosban that I was planning on running. Just wondering the best way to use it and how long I may be able to use the granules before replacing/regenerating. I don't have a phosphate reactor so my best bet was putting it in a sump baffle. I thought my...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ok today I picked up a couple things that I have been neglecting to test in my system. I have never test phosphate until today I am going to begin testing with an ELOS expert line PO4 test kit and I am going to use reef results phosblaster super nuker liquid phosphate remover to remove the...
  11. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hello All, i have a 29 G standard drilled with an diy overflow stand in the left back corner draining into a 10 G Refugium with 2 glass dividers in it. 1st compartment from left to right is a live rock chamber, then a second chamber with some kind of scotchbright looking green macro algae, the...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I added some Kent's phosphate remover yesterday, at the same time that I was doing some tank maintenance (scrubbing glass, cleaning off rocks ect) I noticed that about an hour later my solorensis wrasse was laying inside of a rock that he never sleeps in. Also, this is out of character because...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    what is the best brand of phosphate remover?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    My water is very cloudy even when I'm have carbon in my sump, but couple days back I had Phos-zorb in there and my water was very clear no cloudiness at all , so my questions is ? should I start to run Phosban reactor ? or try to run carbon reactor ? ..... or ... anyone know what maybe happening...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    So about a month ago I had a major diatom bloom when at the same time I added new bulbs and a phosphate reactor. Not sure what sparked it. Anyway, after wiping the silly glass clean everyday for a month I was getting so sick of it. I let the diatoms build up for a week first. While cleaning...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    just a qucik q.. I have some green hair algea on my LR but it has been there fo a while and its not spreading it just looks like its growing thicker , should I live it there or try to take it out .. I have some of my CUC that likes it and have seen my blue tang to eat it too ... please...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all... Have a few questions... Ok, I am not a total NEWB but I have not exaclty been up on understanding what I need to do to maintain proper levels in my reef. Little background...I have a 125 gal reef (started in February), that is mostly softies, a few LPS, and a few lower light SPS...
  18. Nano Reefs
    Hi everyone :wavey: I'm setting up a 12g nano reef tank and I had a question (big surprise huh :)) anywhooo,, my question is about cycling the tank, is there a guide out there that could tell me the rules of this procedure? I want to do everything very slowly and take my time with this...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I was at wal-mart the other day and stoped by the fish section and saw this mechnical filter, i thought I might use it as a good way to get carbon into my tank witout getting little carbon flakes all over in my tank. maybe my green algea will reduce a bit. Would this do okay and be effective in...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Last night there was an explosion of this red/purple algae. It is long and stringy and is growing on the sand and rocks. Can some one tell me what it is and how do I get rid of it. I use only RO/DI water with 0 TDS. Thank-you very much. Joe 75 Gallon Tank 30 Gallon Sump Super Needle Wheeled...
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