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Craig2051 is offline
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String algae kill fish?
07-05-2017, 07:29 AM
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Over the past two days the string algae in my aquarium has started to get out of control. This morning I woke up to find my regularly healthy and vibrant foxface lying on the sand and pale. Could the string algae cause an illness in fish?
 
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07-07-2017, 10:38 PM
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Doubtful

The algae is a symptom of other issues, but the algae to itself not a fish killer.

Get back to us with your parameters checked before lights come on in the morning, and post a pic with lights on for a while
 
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07-12-2017, 03:35 PM
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hi, do you mean stringy things like dinoflagellate? if it is, it will kill your inverts as it is toxic.
 

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