Reef Central Online Community

Home Forum Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences View New Posts View Today's Posts

Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Search Reefkeeping online magazine for marine aquarists Support our sponsors and mention Reef Central

Go Back   Reef Central Online Community Archives > Invert and Plant Forums > Marine Plants & Macroalgae

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01/11/2008, 11:04 AM
Fonchy Fonchy is offline
Want big tank back!!!!!
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Broadway, NC
Posts: 543
how to get rid off (grape caulerpa)

This thng is taking over my 30 gal tank and I want something o keep it in check. On my 125 I used to have a yellow tang and He will get rid of it fast but I do not want to put a yellow tang in a 30 gal tank. What type fish I can put in there to get this thing gone.

A stupid question is a question not asked.

Everyone is my friend but there are 2 people in this world that I despice the most: Murphy and Bill
Old 01/11/2008, 12:01 PM
GS-Rock GS-Rock is offline
Registered Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: ft sill. okla
Posts: 328
i am not sure what fish would eat but, once it starts growing into the rock its hard to get rid of, the only way i got it cleaned up was to pull it out by hand till i had it under control, took like 5 mins a day just pulling alittle at a time for about a week to get it under control, when pulling its ok if some of the roots stay in the rock for every 5 stands that i pulled only 1 grew back and i pulled it out
soap is magical...
Old 01/11/2008, 12:02 PM
GS-Rock GS-Rock is offline
Registered Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: ft sill. okla
Posts: 328
also run your skimmer as high as you can when pulling
soap is magical...
Old 01/11/2008, 12:07 PM
Sk8r Sk8r is offline
Team RC Member
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 12,245
Refugium of at least 1/3 your tank volume will get it in a month.

"Make haste slowly." ---Augustus.

"If anything CAN go wrong, it will, and at the worst possible moment."---St. Murphy.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:53 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the user agreement.
Reef Central Reef Central, LLC. Copyright 1999-2009