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Old 01/15/2016, 05:54 PM   #2679
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Originally Posted by Mark426 View Post
I tried everything for months (other than chemicals like dino-x) and finally beat it quickly using the dirty method. No water changes for one month, no cleaning glass except the front pane, adjusted skimmer to barely skim, feed heavily, and dosed KNO3 a couple of times in the beginning to raise Nitrates to 2-3 ppm. All dinos gone in 2 or 3 weeks and have yet to return. Back to weekly 10% water changes, skimmer adjusted back to normal and slowly removing the algae off side and back panes.

Awesome post. Hope to see more like it! Congrats!

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