Algae and red cyno

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  1. Franna29

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    I have a problem with cyno. Was under control as there was only 1 or 2 spots and was not growing. All of a sudden it started to spread rapidly. My question is how do I battel the problem and what is the cause.
    This is my tank. [​IMG]
    Last week checked the params
    Ph 8.1of2
    Nitrite 0
    Nitrate 5
    Phos 0.2
    Iodine 0
    Iodide 0.01

    Any advice on how to naturally battle the problem
     
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  3. TaahirS

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    I don't see any cyano:whistling:
    Just a pretty good looking tank.

    Maybe you are referring to the coralline algae on your back glass? That is a sign of a healthy tank.
     
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    You will see a few patches of redlike slimeyish stuff on the back. And i have the same stuff in my substrate.. and forgot to say i have green hairalgae that is also starting to grow in Patches in my substrate as well. Unfortunately I just cleaned the cyno off my glass.

    Thanx. I must say I am proud of my tank and how it progressed. Havent had problem for a while. And now some started. Lost my boxer shrimp the other day or must say missdd him in my tank. Just dissapeared.
     
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    :whistling: anyone?
     
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    Tank looks fine. There will always be a certain amount of algae in your tank.
    Maybe try palying around with flow so that it blows directly on the cyano
     
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    thank you.. will give it a try..
     
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