Brown spotted glass of,Algae, is it?

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    Hector

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    what do you think guys about those kind of algae? is it a bad sign of my water tank?

    i have hermits so the rocks are clean off algae though.
     
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    Can we get a picture?
     
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    When the algae comes along...you must scrape it.
    So scrape it,
    scrape it Good!
     
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    salt_for_brains Alabama Reefer VIP Member

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    Invest in a mag float scraper;)
     
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    sure lol , but that algae doesn't mean anything bad does it?
     
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    Sakura2282 Reef lover!!!

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    Just keep a close look on your phosphates and nitrates. :)
     
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    yes thank you - it's although one panel of glass covered by it
     
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    mariobrothersleeve squirrel

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    Very normal in a new tank cycle. Don't add anything until it slows down beside cuc.
    Change up flow a little, looks close to rock and may be a dead spot in the water column
     
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    it's not a new tank - there is a clownfish living for quite a while there, what makes you think it's "new" ?
     
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    mariobrothersleeve squirrel

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    From the picture of bright white rocks and the questions you have asked makes me think it's a new tank. My apologies, how old is the tank.
     
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    My tank gets this on the glass all the time, just use a magnet scraper and have a good skimmer going-
     
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    I installed an algae scrubber and now scrape my glass about once a month.
     
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