rusty algea problems

apc31871

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i have a tank thats been setup for 2 yrs and i have like a rust or brown algea covering everything anyone help
 

Aquarist007

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<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=12263751#post12263751 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by BLKTANG
Welcome to RC.

What is your tank husbantry like?

you forgot the brackets blktang:eek:
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Aquarist007

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Re: rusty algea problems

<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=12263734#post12263734 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by apc31871
i have a tank thats been setup for 2 yrs and i have like a rust or brown algea covering everything anyone help

is it rust brown algae or cyano-----can you post a picture of your tank?

in either case an algae or cyano problem is usually due to a build up of phosphates and nitrates. Bring these down and the algae disappears.
There are alot of other things you can be doing too to help fight algae:

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1329802
 
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