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Old 02/01/2018, 02:31 PM   #1
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chaeto algae in sump

Way Is it getting Slimy http://s1117.photobucket.com/user/Ne...D=1&sort=1&o=1


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Old 02/01/2018, 02:32 PM   #2
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Old 02/02/2018, 05:01 PM   #3
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I add pumps inside the 'fuge to increase water movement and it fixed my problem.


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Old 02/02/2018, 05:05 PM   #4
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cyanobacteria has found the conditions Ideal, more flow may help tumbling is best.


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Old 02/03/2018, 11:50 AM   #5
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Another vote for low flow causing most of that issue. I tend to let a little bit bloom in the fuge section of my sump and that keeps it from showing up in my display thank. However, the root cause is excess nutrients in the water fueling growth. That is why I try to direct it instead of prevent it most of the time.


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Old 02/07/2018, 06:54 PM   #6
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Looks like it is infested with something and a possible reason is that the alga is weak and probably dying. The infestation is likely living off the dying plant.


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Old 02/07/2018, 08:43 PM   #7
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Next water change can you pull it out and give it a good shaking or cleaning in the water you pull out from the tank?


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Old 02/07/2018, 08:44 PM   #8
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^^to add assuming you don't have a pod population living in it, don't want to loose your pods


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