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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi. Has anyone had any experience with a product called "Erase" made by Ruby Reef? It's supposed to deal with red slime cyanobacteria without harming fish, coral, or inverts. I've had a problem with the red slime for around 2 weeks despite getting another powerhead, syphoning off what red...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My 90 gallon reef has a horrible red slime problem this has been going on for more than a month..ph 8.2-8.3 salinity 1.025 temp 78-81 nitrite 0 nitrate 0 ammonia 0.. the red slime was just on the sand..I pull it out everyday..I've increased flow in the tank by 600gph I redirected a powerhead to...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I'm finally going to setup my 200g tank. I have bought some ls for it but will need more and as expensive as it is I'd like to know if I can take the ls out of my 60g and put it in my new tank? Easy question right, but the ls in my 60g keeps having red growth on it, don't know if it's red slime...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone ordered these trocus snails at indo-pacific sea farms? Do they do everything the add says they do? They look like the bali snails at my lfs and if they are the same kind of snail, I can purchase them at my lfs for the same price.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Guys, Me again. I have recently noticed some red slime algea and small patches of bubble algea in my tank (8-10 bubbles). My tank is only a month old, so I have been watching them, and they haven't seen to spread, but they are still there. (They came out before I added my protien...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I would like to know if anyone has ever used kents phosphate sponge product. if so did it bring levels down or is there another product i should try . all other peramaters are good in the tank i just have a some red slime algae starting and i'm not sure what caused this outbrake. i need to get...
  7. Algae ,good and bad
    I've had this brown slime on my tank subsrate for a while now i know it is some type of algae but do not know what is causing it or howto get rid of it my nitrite is 0, nitrateis 0 and ammonia 0 PLEASE HELP How do i get rid of it?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Temp, Ca, PH, Salinity, Alkalinity, Iodine...and anything else I need to get right. I'd appreciate any advice. I've been told about 5 billion different things in my first year as a reef keeper. I have a 65 gal reef. Berlin method. 95 lbs. of LR. MH & NO Flo lights. I do H2O change once a...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I've posted some specs on the tank in the other section for you to refer to. So here goes: I have had reef tanks for over 6 years now with much success...that is, until the past 2 years. It all started when we moved into this new house, and decided to put the tank on the main floor, so as to...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    A few months ago there was a thread going where a few people had forgotten to turn their pumps back on after feeding their tank. That gave me an idea for a device that would do it automatically for you. I built this device to do two things. This timer controls my sump pump and my skimmer...
  11. Cautions and Warnings
    I just returned from a LFS and I almost had a coronary. The pompous *** behind the counter was helping a customer who had a problem with the reef he appearantly sold her several weeks ago. She was complaining that all of the fine "yellow" sand he sold her was clouding the water. He appologised...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    here is a photo with the halides on. as you can see i had problems with the middle ballast, and not having it is making those 2 shadows. this next one is a close up of a bunch of tubeworms and other cool stuff. and here is my algae problem: weird animal #1: stationary clam...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    well after 2 months no medication........i have won. red slime is a tough apponent i must say..ask how and ill say lots of stress a new skimmer and a whole lotta water changes.... but its worth it in the end.
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