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Just when it was going so well.....

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by aces_up1504, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. aces_up1504

    aces_up1504 Registered

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    Boom!!!! Very bad case of dinoflagellate from nowhere.

    SPS have started stripping for fun :(
     
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    I've just rid myself of that horrible stuff! I feel your pain!
     
  3. warby

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    Dinos is a pita delt with it once. fm Dino x sorts it out but do exactly what it says on the bottle.

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    Had it twice in the past. First time I had a FO setup so I killed all lighting including natural daylight into the tank, also dinos are resourceful and can feed off anything!.....even fresh minerals from a wc so no wc's of anything added to tank, basically starve the tank of lighting and wc for 6 weeks and it will go.
    Second time I had loads of softies and lps so I used FM Ultra Algae X......tank was completely clear of it in 3 days but I carried on using it for the recommended course.
    It did come back a few weeks later which I put down to poor husbandry due to busy with work and for that reason I shut the tank down. That was nearly 2 years ago now and only just started sorting out getting a new tank built (hence why I'm back on here lol).


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  5. aces_up1504

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    I've used dino x before without issue, but tank is heavily coral stocked, little worried about my SPS.

    But the dino are doing a fine job of killing them all on their own.

    Very tempted to throw all corals in the newish nano
     
  6. ICEMAN80

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    Would be better mate if you could move them all to another tank and just shut all light out of the tank.
    To be fair though ultra algae x done no damage whatsoever on my corals when I used it. Fish and inverts seemed unaffected by it also.


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