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Old 01/09/2008, 11:14 PM   #4
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All of the above sounds right. If the lights are left off for too long you could slow any coraline growth but so will shading by bryopsis and derbasia. I would do what I could manually including scrubbing really bad rocks. I might even leave them out of the tank and in the sump for several days to deprive them of light. I don't think scrubbing it off in tank water harms the bacteria.


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