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Bacterial bloom - Need Help (1 Viewer)

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I have 65 gal reef with 20 gal sump. I feed one cube of Mysis per day to the fish, have 6 and a handful of small frags. I have plenty of flow from my jeboa WP25, I have a good size skimmer running sucking up plenty of the dark skimate. Now its just tea colored and runs really wet. It just went milky white overnight. I do water changes weekly. Parameters are all at 0, nitrate, nitrite and ammonia. PH is at 8.2 Its odd, My aglae in the sump is fine, nothing died, all fish are accounted for, the sand is clean, I cant make heads or tails of where or why they would bloom like that. Unless its something spawning...... acro or something. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
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How new is the tank? It sound like it could be over feeding. Of course I did just wake up so my brain is faulty.
 
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I think it may be that. I cut back to half the cube. It a over a year old.
 
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The Algae is grape calerpa but I examined that first thinking that was it. The algae is green and healthy. No sign of deterioration.
 
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Good news!!!! Some polyfill and carbon, 3 days and viola! All cleaned up. Thanks all!
 

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