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post #4 of (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 11:38 PM
el Caspar
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water changes. pretty sure all new tanks get the brown algae in the first few months. It can be gently rubbed off with your fingers or a toothbrush, then do a water change to grab whatever debris you can. Don't sweat it, its normal

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