Tank tear down algae problem

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Tank tear down algae problem

Postby cyclops23 on Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:41 pm

Hi everyone I just got an Oceanic Biocube from a guy on craigslist and while its a nice setup it has bristle brush(bottle brush?) algae that i cannot seem to get rid of. Ive had it for a few months and Im seriously considering selling my corals and starting over. Im looking for opinions on if I start with new rock and sand if that would take care of my problem. I was going to run it freshwater for awhile hoping to kill any dormant algae, maybe with some vinegar. Any advice would be great!
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Re: Tank tear down algae problem

Postby cyclops23 on Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:45 pm

Heres a pic of the algae
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Re: Tank tear down algae problem

Postby MadCityReefer on Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:02 pm

Take the live rock out and bake it out in the sun for a week, should take care of the problem
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Re: Tank tear down algae problem

Postby Jeromi on Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:14 pm

If your interested I may be willing to swap some clean rock for your algae ridden stuff. I have a displayish fuge I would put it in.
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