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now I am getting a coating of red and brown algae on the sides of the fuge, could I have too much light?
I cleaned it out yesterday
All lr is removed and cleaned any growth out just leVing the cheato
I always thought others did too.. but do you clean the build up at the bottom up? I have a bare bottom fuge
Also, should I even have the live rock down in there? or is it creating a nitrate factory?
The hair algae was completely gone for the last 3 months after doing everything recommended. What I have noticed is it is starting to return...
And if not a full cleaning , is it better to leave all the "stuff" growing in it like Gha and cyno ?
how often should a refugium be cleaned up? I have some live rock and some cheto in mine, but I am getting a lot of what looks like detritus at the...
My Nitrate levels are always around 5-10 and my phosphates are almost non existent. I do water changes and have now increases to do them even more...
Others also insist the little squares are nitrate traps.. thoughts?
are saying the plastic is not leaching phosphates as others seem to have tested and found?
I did add big clean up crew.
I'm trying to get to the roots of the problem too
Yes, I was afraid of that.. prob why I was thinking of doing half at a time... I'm still not sure if its worth doing or not.
I have a whole other thread about it. I think it's causing GHA
I know this is an old thread. Has anyone removed an egg crate from an established tank before?
I might remove mine, but not sure how to go about...
I just did a search and found this. That one picture of his frags lookes exactly like the algae I have growing off my exposed egg crate(light...
So you agree that I'm not crazy, the plastic egg crate is promoting Gha ?
I hate the thoughts of trying to remove it with all the live rock I have...
Thanks. I have been doing what you said above, and it has definitely slowed a LOT. I just have these little patches that keep popping up in the same...
Thanks, what is a ATS?
If I added another wet/dry with bio balls would that be a big benefit?
Oh I won't get rid of him, his name is Fletcher and he is very handsome!
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