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  1. johannes rall

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    Ive got a question?I had some problems with red algea so I did what I read in another thread on red algea by putting airstones in sump.I ask someone to feed the fish while I was on holiday for a few days.Yesterday I returned just toi find that the red turned into a black/green stings and today its lite green and some places all gone should it do this or not?:(
     
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    Hey Johannes, might be easier to help if there were some pics. The red algae you're talking about - are you talking about cyano?
     
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    yes its cyano and sorry cant post pic no camara with me and cant connect cellphone to comp no usb cable. sorry for that ill see if I can make a plan
     
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    Sounds like normal Cyano, it comes and goes in various colours and can have bubbles in/under it, also can form stringy things rising up from it. How old is your tank? What pumps have you got in the display tank?
     
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    With Viper on this, sounds like Cyano!
    I found that over feeding and water movement is 2 big factors!
    Some might sugest chemi-clean to get rid of it, but I'm not a fan.
    It takes care of the Cyano for a week or 2, but then it is back!
    Rather find the cause and treat it!
     
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    tank is about 5 months old and theres only 1 medium size wavemaker in display
     
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