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  1. Default Can someone identify this algae?


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    Pic attached, the stuff growing around my war coral. What is it and how do I get rid of it? Ive tried scrubbing it off but it comes back and mostly just in this one location. THANKS!
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    Green hair algae?
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

    ~ 350 Litre Tank Journal ~ ~ 30 Litre Tank Journal ~

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    It sure does look like hire algae, but there also looks like something else is there as well.

    Is it easy to clean off your does it stick to the rocks really well ?

    Is it more slimy in texture or is it more solid ?
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    It scrubbed off fairly easily with a toothbrush but it was back like the next day. I guess it is a little slimy. Any idea how to get rid of it?

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    Do you know your current nitrate, phosphate, dHK, Cal, and Mag levels ?

    Typically, lowering phosphates undetectable levels, and nitrates less than 2 ppm, while maintaining your Mag to around 1400ppm should beat most algaes. The other parameters (when kept in line) will keep your pH stable through the whole process
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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