Substrate turning green

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  1. Jacojs

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    Hi everyone.

    I have noticed that my substrate is starting to turn green, at the moment it just has a green tint and only the front left side.

    It is caribsea aragonite. I have missed a waterchange though and I always vacuum my substrate when I do a waterchange. I was thinking of just vacuuming the substrate until I can do a waterchange, will it help at all?

    I will take a photo this afternoon and post it here if it will help.

    Tank has been up and running since December. Only thing that changed was I added a big Shell that has a big empty barnacle on it, this is also starting to get a green tinge.

    I feed frozen 1 time a day and have only a Midas Blenny in my tank with softies, 2 big brittle stars and 2 cleaner shrimp that STEAL FOOD FROM EVERYTHING, i used to think they were cool but I dont think so anymore!!!!

    Any thoughts?
     
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    Whats your No and Po readings?
     
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    Nitrates are 50+ always have been, phosphates, no idea, dont have a kit for that.
     
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    50+ is really real really really high.
     

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