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Old 16-04-2012   #1
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liverock getting brown

hey guys

i need help please, my live rock was fine n purple was all over it.
now i see its getting brown all over and like tiny hair like greenish brown strands.

What is causing this?
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Old 16-04-2012   #2
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Algae - natural thing to happen in a tank as nutrient levels rise.

How long has the tank been running ? What maintenance regime do you follow?
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Old 16-04-2012   #3
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alright but will it come back will the brown n hairy stuff go away?

i top up once a week and water changes every 2 weeks
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Old 16-04-2012   #4
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Every tank goes through that cycle of algae/cyno growth initially. With the correct flow and water parameters, you'll soon be back to pink rocks. This may be a good time to start investing in test kits, so that you can post parameters when you have problems. Remember that stability is the key to a successful aquarium.
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Every tank goes through that cycle of algae/cyno growth initially. With the correct flow and water parameters, you'll soon be back to pink rocks. This may be a good time to start investing in test kits, so that you can post parameters when you have problems. Remember that stability is the key to a successful aquarium.
100% agree with the above!
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