Urgent help needed White film on sand

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  1. ricky

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    Hi guys

    Ive posted pics of this white film growing on the sand. Any ideas[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Try to add more flow to that area.
     
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    what type of sand is it?
     
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    As far as I can remember it is aragonite.
     
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    Is all stock still happy ?...could just be Mulm , over production of Bacteria , happens if bio-pellet media reactor are put in in very high nitrate tanks sometimes.
    check skimmer is working properly and as said shuffle the mulm up and increase flow.
    but shouldn't be anything to worry about .
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    All stock is happy. Im carbon dosing with nopox and dont have a reactor. Thanks for your help.
     
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