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Old 02/07/2018, 03:04 PM   #18
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Algae Problem!!!

Hi everyone!Hope i will get some help from this community! (sorry for my English im a Hungarian guy!)

I got a little bit of algae problem and i don't know what to do!

My love with fishkeeping was started with a freshwater aquarium and after i turned to saltwater! when i started my saltwater tank i know started the wrong way by using tap water!!!! Results tonnes of ALGAE!
So i did restart the whole tank by removing all the rock brush the algae down i did keep the sand and 50% old water! It was nice for 2-3 weeks and the brown algae are back! im not sure its diatoms and the tank are just recycling?!
but i see some gas bubbles on the rock is well at night time??? Now im using a 4 stage RODI Unit! please help me with some advice what i need to do just leave it or i missed something??!! Thanks for the helps!!!

my tank parameters: 400L Aquarium
Calcium 450ppm
Magnesium 1360ppm
Alkalinity 11.8
PH 8.2
Ammonia 0
Nitrite 0
Nitrate 5ppm using red sea nopoX
Phosphate 0.09
Salinity 1.025

Lighting 2 x 150w AquaMars LED 9-10 hours
Water change every week 15%

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