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Old 11-28-2018, 09:38 PM
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Air bubbles on rocks

So far the last few months i have been dealing with this in my tank. I have air bubbles all over my rock work. For some time i thought it might be dinos forming cause i have alil bit on my sand bed and i thought that maybe it just spread, but these dont ever form the string brown snot that comes along with dinos. They blow off the rocks with a turkey basters and just seem to disappear into the water or down the overflow. i know i have issue that im trying to get under control like cyano. i checked water parameters yesterday and Nit 2ppm and Phos .01ppm. You can see the bubbles in the picture covering the rocks any help or thoughts would be appreciated. I should add the tank is just alill a year old started with all dry rock/sand.
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Old 11-29-2018, 12:12 AM
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So far the last few months i have been dealing with this in my tank. I have air bubbles all over my rock work. For some time i thought it might be dinos forming cause i have alil bit on my sand bed and i thought that maybe it just spread, but these dont ever form the string brown snot that comes along with dinos. They blow off the rocks with a turkey basters and just seem to disappear into the water or down the overflow. i know i have issue that im trying to get under control like cyano. i checked water parameters yesterday and Nit 2ppm and Phos .01ppm. You can see the bubbles in the picture covering the rocks any help or thoughts would be appreciated. I should add the tank is just alill a year old started with all dry rock/sand.
What is the TDS coming out of your RODI unit? Is it zero and have you checked the water you make for silicates?
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Old 11-29-2018, 12:50 AM
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Looks like dinos
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Old 11-29-2018, 05:16 PM
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What is the TDS coming out of your RODI unit? Is it zero and have you checked the water you make for silicates?
TDS out of the RO is always 0, but no i have never checked for silicates.
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Old 11-30-2018, 07:19 PM
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Looks like dinos
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Use, http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/korall...-bio-mate.html
Use, Kalkawasser to increase the PH
Use , 100 micron Berlin Socks , blow rocks ( use a pump) replace socks every day for 2 weeks ,
Increase Nitrate and PO4
Remove snails ( if they die).
Use , Coral Snow after blow the Rocks.
NO , water change.
Stay a way of " Disco Light" as a main light.
If you grow Macro Algae , remove it........Dino love to hang on those.
Increase, or use more Active Carbon.
Increase water flow.
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Old 11-30-2018, 09:28 PM
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I guess I'll have to get my hands on a microscope to be sure.
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I guess I'll have to get my hands on a microscope to be sure.
Yep,

Easy test , remove a sample of that ( hair shape) use a feeding pipette , put in one drinking plastic cup , mix aggressive , the wait few min.
If , they reform in same shape , most like it is Dino.
I got scope , text me 347-491-0417 ( Vio).
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Photosynthesis in action, oxygen bubbles spotted!
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