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Old 04-07-2018, 01:48 PM
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Marco Rocks & Red Slime

I started my tank few months back with Marco rocks and live sand. The tank is up and running for few months. It went through the regular cycling process. I did dump a couple bottle of Bio Spira to speed up the cycling process. I am noticing red slime over the rocks ... Wondering is it normal for Marco rocks ... I am running GFO ... Might use red slime remover ... but would like to know if this is a extended cycling ? Thanks
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Old 04-07-2018, 06:05 PM
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rock is probably leaching lmk if ya need the red slime i have a jar also would suggest running chempure elite
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I used marco rocks...no problems whatsoever with anything leaching from them.
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Old 04-08-2018, 08:23 AM
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the tank is still young. just be patient, feed less, and keep up with water changes. I've had Marco rocks in my tank for about 7 years now and I don't think they are leaching anything.
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:06 AM
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In an established tank, I had an issue with cyanobacteria, and I used Chemi-clean.
I'm not a chemical guy, but after water changes upon water changes, I gave in and I now swear by it.
Follow the directions and the cyno is GONE!
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Old 04-08-2018, 10:00 AM
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In an established tank, I had an issue with cyanobacteria, and I used Chemi-clean.
I'm not a chemical guy, but after water changes upon water changes, I gave in and I now swear by it.
Follow the directions and the cyno is GONE!
+1. I just went through this in my new setup. I didn't want to but was the best thing. 3 days all gone hasn't comeback. Matter what a did water change and GFO cyano never went away until chemi-clean.
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Thanks everyone. Going to try Chemi - clean
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Update

Here is the video ... Are they red slime ?
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nachil i am curious if chemi clean worked. There was no video attached to your post.
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Update

Sorry ... I didn't use Chemi clean yet ... I used red slime remover ... Its been 20 hours and i do see the change ... But still wondering what are those in the rocks ...
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