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Old 05/06/2021, 06:53 AM   #4
Timfish
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I wish more people had Nielsen and Fossa's "The Modern COral Reef" Vol 1. It has a chapter showing the various algae cycles during the first 8 - 12 months while an aquarium matures. What you are seeing is to be expected. The only thing I would do is manual removal. Here's some videos I think you might find informative or helpful:

Forest Rohwer "Coral Reefs in the Microbial Seas"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R2BMEfQGjU

Changing Seas - Mysterious Microbes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7hsp0dENEA

Nitrogen cycling in hte coral holobiont
https://youtu.be/DWItFGRQJL4

Richard Ross What's up with phosphate"
https://youtu.be/ZRIKW-9d2xI

Steel Straws
https://youtu.be/QkABhAFhGKQ

Paper towels for algae
https://youtu.be/_yoh9DYkiWA


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