Live Rock

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by Novy, 12 Mar 2018.

  1. Novy

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    Morning Guys,

    i have stuff that's growing on my live Rock,
    see pictures attached.

    should i be worried?

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    Just part of a normal cycle process.
     
  4. trad

    trad Fish, thats the word!

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    blast it with a powerhead, but expect it to continue for atleast a month and a bit. Best leave your lights off and even cover the sides of you tank so light doesn't get in.
    That helps long term maintenance...

    Also sooner you start a refugium the better. you want that algae to take control before anything green starts to grow on your LR.
     
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    hi,
    i do not have a sump to add one.
     
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    @Novy - in the previous thread you indicated that the tank has a built in filter compartment. With some DIY, you should be able to add a refugium in the built in filter.
    Post some pics of the tank. That will make giving advice much easier.
     
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    Hi,

    This is what the Tank Looks like but not the Same one (googled the pics)
    the filter is on the Top.

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    How are you going to add a skimmer?
     

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