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Old 01/06/2014, 07:53 PM   #1
ponda
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cyano algae / water changes

the past few months ive been using a busted RODI machine - took it to my trusted LFS and they said it was 140?
been using this water for over 3 months now.
how many do u think i need to do and how often?
i have 5 anemones in my 29 gal biocube so its hard on the nems doing such large water changes.

do u think 25% changes every few days for a month would get the red crap/algae off my rocks?


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Old 01/06/2014, 08:37 PM   #2
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Water changes might help. However, in my system, there is always a small amount of Cyano hanging around. I have tried all the suggestions... Light out, water changes, light feeding, more flow. I have had cyano growing right off my returns in one tank. So, I am not a believer in the "need more flow" theory.
IMO the water changes will defiantly help with the situation.

Here is an article I found regarding the Cyano http://netclub.athiel.com/cyano/cyanos2.htm

And another, http://www.saltwatersmarts.com/contr...aquarium-1596/

And finally another, http://www.manhattanreefs.com/forum/...ia-primer.html

I hope this helps.


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