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post #1 of 3 Old 08-08-2009, 09:21 PM Thread Starter
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What is the best way to clean algae off of live rock?
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post #2 of 3 Old 08-09-2009, 05:26 AM
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Exactly what type of algae? This makes a big difference. Also, we need a ton of details on your setup. Removing algae will only be effective for a short few days. We need to identify why the algae is growing and make steps to eliminate the nutrient inputs that are feeding it.
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post #3 of 3 Old 09-18-2009, 03:17 PM
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Well, I can tell you about mine. 28gallon, 10 days old, about 25 lbs of live rock, 4" of mostly live sand. I am getting green algae that looks like hair, mainly on one large live rock. No lights, except for maybe 2 hours a day. Lots of water movement, no filter or livestock. Is this good algae?
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