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Old 10/07/2006, 08:44 PM   #1
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Angry Grape alge Problems

I got some live rock that had a little Grape alge on it like the kind you keep in a fuge, well any way it has taken over everything coverd all the rock grown through the sand over the coral and up the glass!!!
The tank is a 29 gallon is there anything i can get that will take care of it??????? like a fish or crab???


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Old 10/07/2006, 09:25 PM   #2
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Try and cut it all out. Look for the bases where it attaches and try your best to get it all. I don't think there's much else you can do, sorry!


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Old 10/07/2006, 10:05 PM   #3
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Supposedly a hairy colored pincushion urchin will eat it...I got one and it ignored it. Another solution is supposed to be a sea hare, but I have no experience here.

On my tank, I had an infestation that I couldn't get rid of, until my tangs got out of quarantine, and they got rid of it in short order. 29 gal is too small for tangs though :-(

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Old 10/08/2006, 07:57 AM   #4
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My coral beauty eats the stuff and would probably be ok in a 29g.


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Old 10/08/2006, 12:44 PM   #5
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Here are some pics you can see that its way to grown in to just pluck it out.










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Old 10/08/2006, 02:20 PM   #6
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My Long spinned urchin eats this stuff in minutes. Buy one and see what happens.


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Old 10/08/2006, 04:48 PM   #7
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Thanks i will pick one up this week and see what happens


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Old 10/08/2006, 05:53 PM   #8
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A yellow tang. will eat it as well. I had one that would devour a bag ful in a week.


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