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Bronx brown and black algae problem
04-26-2016, 01:03 PM
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i lately been getting brown algae on my glass and black algae on the sand and rocks anything that i can do to fix this problem and what may be the cause of it ?
 
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04-26-2016, 02:04 PM
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how old is the tank do u use filtered water or sink water ?
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04-26-2016, 02:05 PM
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04-26-2016, 03:57 PM
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How do i stop it now ?
 
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04-26-2016, 03:58 PM
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Does That api marine algaefix work
 
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04-26-2016, 04:00 PM
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How do i stop it now ?
water changes and keeping up with your water parameters
 
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05-08-2016, 09:06 PM
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Algae needs light and phosphate to grow, for a quick fix turn off your lights for 2 to 3 days, what I would also do if you have the RODI by then is on the second or third day I would mix up my sand bed right before my water change assuming your going to do more then a 10% water change. Or if your running controllable led set a program for algae bloom where the light time on is less then 8 total hours for the day. Last but not least ad some GFO to your system to combat phosphate.
 

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