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Old 01-27-2013, 03:22 PM   #1
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Sounds like diatoms to me. Normal in new tanks, tends to go away by itself.

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How long does it take for diatoms to go away?

I have had them well over 6 weeks, do they ever go away?
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:27 PM   #2
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eventually yes. Try not doing water changes so the diatoms outcompete themselves in case of high silicates. Otherwise, 3 day blackout worked great for me.
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