12-02-2010, 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted by reefsahoy
if it has fine bubbles if its dino's and the treatment is lights out for 3 days. if it doesn't have fine bubbles then its probably red algae then the treatment is red slime remover( follow the label). the pics are hard to see if the bubbles are actually there so look closely. these treatment will rid the aquarium of the stuff but it will come back if you don't address how it's getting in and probably get worse. Make sure you are using quality water for topoff and SW making, this is more than likely where it's being introduced to the tank.
There we go. Just getting us all on the same page. I agree with this line of thinking.
In terms of permanent battle against cyno, I have always found increasing alkalinity and water flow to be effective. This is the direction I was headed on my first post.