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Has anyone ever tried Fluconazole to get rid of algae?

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by DawnMidlandsUK, Jul 11, 2017.

  1. DawnMidlandsUK

    DawnMidlandsUK Registered

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    been hearing a few stories about good results from this, but has anyone here tried it?
     
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    What type of algae is it you are having problems with?

    The only one that I know needs a chemical solution is bryopsis
     
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    Gha and Bryopsis. I Have heard its good for that.
    What's your algae problem?
     
  5. warby

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    hair algae can be brought under control without fluconazole. iv delt with it in my small tank. keep no3 and po4 low and it will start to die off. also lower the amount of white red and green light in your tank. if using t5's check there not older then 9-12 months as they can change spectrum.
    even though you may show very little on your po4 reading it will be there it's just the algae is consuming it also get a reliable and accurate test kit.

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    I made need to look into this if the sea hare dontvwork for me. Thats if it is still alive.

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  7. Phil077

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    Good luck Des. ;)
     
  8. CEECH

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    Thrush tablets really ?

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    Hmm i might have to try this next. Fed up with this algae at this stage !

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  10. Phil077

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    Yes1 apparently they work. :)
     
  11. DawnMidlandsUK

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    Seems crazy but so many people have found they work. Have been battling a couple of months now. I do alot of water changes. Have lights on minimum amount of time. Was going to get a sea hare but they that would probably die once algae gone, as assume they are hard to keep alive
     
  12. Phil077

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    No algae No sea Hare
     
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    no sign of mine since i added but some algae does seem to be dissapearing but could be my algae blenny
     
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