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What is the best way to encourage coralline algae growth on live rock in a fish only tank? Specifically, what is the best lighting (intensity, spectrum, and photoperiod), additives, etc.?

Coralline algae is surprisingly easy to grow, and if taken good care of, can grow relatively fast in FOWLR tanks (fish only with live rock). How? Well, let’s look at the things that really effect coralline algae growth. In terms of water chemistry, coralline requires only a few things different than your fish do. Like […]

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I’ve had my salt water tank up for 8 months now. For the last 2 brown algae has taken over. Now it’s out of control. It’s growing over everything, and getting so long it looks like hair. I’ve done water changes, my water levels are normal, my crabs have all died, and there are no snails left.

There are various forms of brown algae. Diatom algae is probably the most common source of brown algae. It shows up as a thick film on the glass, sand and rocks. It is a translucent brown/tan, and is common in almost all aquariums to a lesser or greater degree than in your tank. Diatoms, like […]

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