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    Question Coralline Algae on Sand BEd.

    My tank is getting coated in Coralline big time..and I mean big time.

    Is it normal for it also to coat the gravel. I'm noticing bits of gravel with coralline coating..I prefer a nice white sandbed.

    IS this normal?

    I have plent of hermits and a fighting conch to clean up the sandbed.

    Lighting is x2 96W PC.

    Cheers,
    Jaret

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    Jaret, What kind of sand bed do you have? i have seen some growth on Dense Crushed coral !.

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    The sand bed is composed of arogonite ( didn't spell it right ) and live sand ( left over from refugium ).

    Probably about 1-1/2" to 2" deep.
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