What Algae is this and what to do

Discussion in 'Nuisance Algae' started by Jt143, 24 Dec 2013.

  1. Jt143

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    Hi all

    So woke up a day ago and saw this purple algae

    2 Questions

    1. What type of Algae or is it significant

    2. What must I do about it


    There is also some green around which I have cleaned

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    it's cyno algae
     
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    Thanks

    Increase flow as in another wave maker?

    Can't increase flow from my sump anymore otherwise balance goes
     
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    Try aim flow pump in that general direction. Cyano grows in dead spots where dentritus and undisolved organics accumulates
     
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