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Old 03-07-2007, 09:24 PM   #1
 
Algae on tank

Hello all, its me again. I was just wondering if you have to leave the purple algae that forms on the glass or can i clean it off?
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Old 03-07-2007, 09:48 PM   #2
 
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It's your tank, clean what you want. The purple is just a sign of a good tank. The hard purple stuff, if it's slick like slime that's cyano and that's bad. Scrubbing coraline algae causes it to spread to the rock faster.
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Old 03-08-2007, 05:38 AM   #3
 
yeah, you can remove the coraline algea if you want. most saltwater owners let it grow and cover th back of the glass. (atleast most that i have seen...lol)
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