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Old February 5th, 2014, 08:48 PM   #1
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Talking Algae

I have Algae on the sand and on the glass it's sort of like a yellow mustard in appearence. 15 gallon tank live rock and sand , two clowns , 3 nerite snails 1 star polyp tank is running about 7 weeks .lighting is 7.5 hours a day ,the last time I checked nitrates they were low anything else I should know ?
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Old February 5th, 2014, 09:30 PM   #2
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yes reefs get dirty quick
ypou have to clean more often
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Why is that?
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High lighting
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Old February 28th, 2014, 03:37 PM   #5
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Now that I'm reading about cycling reef tanks the algae was part of the cycling process not the high lighting
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