sand problem

Discussion in 'Sources for Cephalopods and Food' started by stef27-2008, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. stef27-2008

    stef27-2008 Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    hi i have live white sand in my tank and got home from work today and some off it is brown is that normal
     
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    stef27-2008 Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    ive just found out its algie coz ive got a new tank got to do a big water change then after a wk take in a water sample then put some stuff in with my filter
     
  3. Joe-Ceph

    Joe-Ceph Haliphron Atlanticus Supporter

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    You are right to address water quality. You may also want to consider giving your tank less light. Octopuses don't need much, and if you shorten the duration and/or reduce the intensity of light, you'll grow less algae, even if your water quality is bad.
     

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