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blueovalinv

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tank is aprox a couple of months old. not to sure of this green algae that appeared a few days ago. i did just install a panorama 19watt led light with in the last 2 weeks. its "on" the sand, rock and acrylic. i was running the lights way to long. now im down to just under 10 hours. please, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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the what appears to be grass rocks is my turbo snails.

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what are your water parameters?

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Looks like blue-green slime algae.... that stuff is hard to get rid of. I bout some chemi-clean and that seemed to help

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1. nitrite o
2. ph 8.4

only change is lighting. how could i get this stuff? i make my own ro/di water and have not brought any corals into the tank. fish and snails have been in for about a month.

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Hard to tell from pics but looks like a mixture of diatoms and the beginnings of cyano?

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Yea, looks like a slight cycle might be happening. Do slightly bigger water changes for the next 2-3 water changes and that should help. Some Chem-pure and Purigen wouldn't hurt either.

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thanks, i hope its cycling...

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Things are staring to clear up. Thanks for the heads up on the Chem-pure and Purigen. Planning on installing these into the system. Is there any suggestions to the order of filtration?