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post #3 of (permalink) Old 08-06-2012, 03:08 PM
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Diatom outbreaks are common in new tanks. If you are adding any fish to the tank anytime soon, otocinclus catfish are your best friend. They love diatom algae. Otherwise the diatoms should die down in time. But definitely check out the algae sub-forum like it was mentioned above.

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