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  1. Reef Discussion
    I have been using Vibrent to remove some green hair algae but it seems to be creating a red slime algae on my sand bed. Anyone know how to remove the red slime or should I stop using the Vibrent solution? Thanks
  2. Hitchhikers and "ID Please"
    I'm not sure where to post this. I have this red growing on my rocks I'm not sure if it's coralline algae or not. It glows under the blue lights kind of like the coral does. I've included a picture is this algae or something else. Thanks for any info.
  3. Selling Forums
    I have for sale a bag of saltwater tank essentials. This bag includes a half bag of live sand, some salt, two hydrometers a mini and a standard size, nutrients (liquid calcium, iodide, strontium & molybdenum, microvert that does not need to be refrigerated, revive coral cleaner, a single chemi...
  4. Hitchhikers and "ID Please"
    What type of algae is this? And is it good or bad? If its bad how to i get rid of it?
  5. Reef Discussion
    So, I am bored with my pico tank and am upgrading to a 30 gallon biocube, of which I have not had before. Anyways, I had a breakout of cyanobacteria in my pico tank rock and was wondering the best way to get rid of it all before I transfer it into my upgrade. I do not have a lot on the rocks...
  6. Reef Discussion
    I bought this piece of dry rock and it was pretty much white. Now there is red growing on it and i don't know what it is. is it good or bad?
  7. Softies & LPS
    My snowflake toadstool was out nice and big for the first several weeks that I had it. Now, it has not opened up in about a week and a half. It is still doing well, its polyps act like they want to come out but, they do not open up and they look just like little nubs. He grows big and small...
  8. Hitchhikers and "ID Please"
    Hello everyone. I noticed a small amount of whatever this is growing on a section of my LR a while back, and overtime I realized it's growing. It looks like a white mold type of fungus or something, but I'm unsure. I hope the picture shows it good enough for someone to make an ID with it. Any...
  9. Selling Forums
    I am (regretfully) selling off all of the livestock in my tank, which has been overcome by algae and cyanobacteria due to my negligence. So for now, I'm getting out of the hobby. My favorite fish in the world - my pair of ORA Picassos (acquired from Preuss Pets) is for sale. I'm only selling...
  10. New to the Hobby
    Just lije the title says I have brown algae I have a sump but no place for a refugium to grow anything any other ideas? Coraline is growing as well
  11. New to the Hobby
    i have some kind of algea i can not get rid of iv tried water changer and iv tryd three days of dark
  12. Reef Discussion
    So I am facing a cyno issue(not the first time) and I am gonna use the same product I had success with before, which is chemi clean. I have tryed several other things in the past, reactors serious water changes, serious meaning every other day to which i had no success doing that. Stuff drives...
  13. New to the Hobby
    ok been doing this for a while but still seems kinda like a noob ??? so here goes. long story short skimmer broke bought one new to me and bigger than what I had now I have red and green algae all over my sand. what does anyone think might be the cause i'm kind lost.
  14. Reef Discussion
    There probably not many folks who use ozone, but for those who do I'm interested to know if you've ever had issues with cyno while using ozone. I've read that ozone acts as an oxidant and increases redox which prevents and kills cyno bacteria. Some, including myself, use hydrogen peroxide...
  15. Reef Discussion
    for some reason my crushed coral sand is turning purple? does anyone know why this is happening? and is it bad? and what do i do to get rid of it if its bad? can corline alge grow on ur sand? sorry for all the dumb questions lol but thank you for ur help!
  16. Lighting, Filtration and Other Equipment
    I have been thinking about possibly using natural sunlight on my new tank build by using solatubes. Has anyone used these before? Also can anyone tell the difference between the name brand solatubes and this that is cheeper. Anybody have any thoughts about this type of lighting Solatube®...
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