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Old 12/16/2017, 06:10 PM   #1
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Toxic Green Hair Alage

I have been battling a Green Hair Alage problem for over a year. I believe I have isolated the issue down to rocks which I added from another reefer which I believe were high in phosphate. As my levels are always nitrate 0 phosphate .008 elos pro kit.

The issue I am having is that anything I add to the tank to eat the green hair alage ends up mysteriously dieing. Iíve tried all different types of snails but any that eat GHA will die in a week or two while my nasserius or conchs will last months.

Same with fish I had 2 foxfaces which I added that ate GHA but both died in the first week. While my current foxface has never touched GHA and has been going strong for 6 months. Same story with tangs lost a convict tang and salfin back to back which were both eating GHA.

Coincidence or is there any strains of GHA which are toxic?


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Old 12/19/2017, 12:00 PM   #2
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Coincidence
yes exactly

never had a strain or even heard of one that kills fish

you may have other issues at hand


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Old 12/19/2017, 12:23 PM   #3
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post pics of the tank and algae


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Old 12/19/2017, 07:42 PM   #4
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thanks for the feedback so far. I've had tanks for over 10 years and this is the first time I have experienced this.. Here's some pics of the tank and algae


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Old 12/20/2017, 02:14 PM   #5
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not sure maybe they were munchin on the algae and got some of the toxic palythoas?


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