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  1. Qaiser

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    I did a water change last night with Red Sea coral pro. Finally switched over from NSW. Within a few hours the open brain started extending its tenticles. Will see what progress there is tonight. I have also noticed a lot of bubbles appearing but only where theres algea. Any ideas as to why this is happening. is it good or bad
     
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    Quintus the irish aXeman

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    bubbles are just gas being produced by the algae, shouldnt be a problem.
     
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    Cyano algae? Coral pro is a good salt :) .. Im using it
     
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    Red Sea Coral pro salt is a very high class salt stick with it. The bubbles are they coming from red or green algae.

    Trev
     
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    OK then it is algae and not cyno, well as 456b said its creating the gas while its photosynthesizing no need to worry.

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    Gas coming from the algae. A form of algae farts?
     
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    LOL yeah , but if you take a real close look its very interesting. See this is exactly what is responsible for our oxygen rich atmosphere. The very first organism's in our world where cyno bacteria living in the ocean and they at a stage of development began using the suns energy to feed off and this brought about the process we know as photosynthesis. As they go through this process they produce the gas which bubbled up to the surface and formed the very oxygen we breath today.

    So now you can see why cyno can be such a pest in your tank, it is the most basic life form and needs very little to survive. But hey the next time you have a cyno bloom remember he aint heavy but he is your brother LOL. We are all off spring from this very basic first organism called cyno

    Trev
     
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    In that case I have some folks starting to make a living in my tank.... :p
     
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