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  1. The THINK Tank
    anyone have any info on using the algea/cyno treatments with leathers? my devils hand leather really doesnt like my diatom filter, but I need to do a dose with the red slime remover chemical. getting way out of hand now. any help on reactions, esp. with the leather, would be real...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    sand that is. I keep having to skim out the red algae and the top layer of sand when I do my water changes. Soon I'll have no sand bed. I am hoping when I get my maxi-jet pumps in maybe I will get rid of the stuff.
  3. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    :lol: :blob: Just wondering how long to leave the skimmer off after adding chem.s such as iodine,stronium?T.I.A
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have been battling cyano for about a month now in my 10 gallon. I have decreased feeding added a gallon to my water changes, added purigen, and im using R/O water. I wouldn't consider myself overstocked but I do have a YW and a Spotted Hawkfish, along with the normal array of corals. I havent...
  5. TCMAS
    I hear alot of talk about tanks crashing now or in the past. I would love to learn from your mistakes. How did you tank crash?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I have been watching this forum for a while and now have an emergency to post! I had a little cyano problem, so I bought some Chemiclean Red Slime Remover and put it in Friday night around 8PM. It says to change out the water (20%) in 48 hours. My 48 hours are up and I totally screwed...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    How do I get rid of the red algae that has suddenly EXPLODED. I think I read somewhere in here about an additive that will remove it, is there one? :confused:
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    1) Sanders 25 mg/hr Ozonizer-variable output excellent little unit used on Deltec skimmer-definite positive impact on skimmate production! i kept it dialed back to about 25% throttle in my 58 because i was not controlling/monitoring orp. Approximately 4-5 months of use. retails for ~$150...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I've just added a few new frags im concerned about, pulsing xenia and branching frogspawn, both in the middle of the tank in a medium alternating current about 9 inches apart. its been about 3 or 4 days now, and the xenia is wide open and extended but its not pulsing anymore, and the frogspawn...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I've had a fuzzy brown algae on my glass and rocks for a few weeks now and it is getting worse. I'm worried that it might be dinoflagellates. It seems like it is "hairy" or filamentous and is worse in areas with light exposure. It does have bubbles sometimes. My nitrates are 0 with my test kit...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, Here's the deal. I've been battling this crap for 8 months. In 4 tanks. The one common denominator has been "Oceanic Salt". I cut feeding down to every other day. No Change. Flow is over 40X the tank volume. (75G with 3 SEIO 820's & Quiet One 3000 Return) This stuff does not grow in...
  12. TCMAS
    I just read something today about some snails and hermits eating red slime algae. Has anyone else had this happen? My red slime is starting to grow slower, but I am getting really tired of siphoning all the algae every week.
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 75 gallon reef tank that has been set up for about 3 years. Recently, I began to experience a problem with red slime algae (cyano). I would remove it from the rocks and find that it would return the very next day. I treated the tank with UltraLive red slime remover. This seemed to...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Help!! Anyone with information about ways of getting rid of the red slime algae that is slowly taking over my tank. I have done several treatments of red slime remover with very little result. I am losing faith.
  15. General Reef Discussion
    My tank has red slime algae!!! I have treated with Ultra Life Red Slime Remover over the past three weeks with no results. I have changed so much water and siphoned alot of slime and continue daily the battle. If anyone has any information please respond, as I am starting to lose faith.
  16. TCMAS
    I have battled red slime algae for months now. Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, Phosphate ALL 0. Salinity 1.024 temp 79-81. Calcium around 450. Weekly to biweekly 20% water changes. actnic lighting on for 12 hours. daylight on for 10. Is that too much light. PC lighting. Good water flow. Not good...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    yea, so im pretty much lovin life now. if youve been reading my post, ud no i have a little bit of a slime/crap covered rock problem. Great news. Killed um both. let me tell ya how. For the red slime, i used a product called Chemiclean red slime remover. It worked great. within 24hours, it was...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    We just recently had an outbreak of red slime. We went to the LFS and the guy there told us to use Ultralife Red slime remover. He said he used it with great success on his tank others at the LFS agreed. I should have known better...(feeling guilty)....I should have checked this forum first...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    has antone ever used a product called "chemiclean red slime remover" sucsessfully? im wondering how long it takes to remove the slime out. thanks
  20. General Reef Discussion
    this is what ive been dealing with
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