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Texas Dennis

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Hey friends. I have a 210 gallon reef setup with a Triton44-v2 sump. I changed my sump light recently and now have little sacks growing on my bioballs (looks like spider egg sacks). Any ideas if this is good/bad? Currently the balls are in the fuge chamber (water then goes to skimmer, then return chambers).

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Welcome to R2R! :)

#reefsquad can probably help with your question. I think it's probably buildup. Is there any flow in that portion of your sump? Bioballs need to be tumbled.
 

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Looks like sponge which is good. Also algae spores which are likely from Red Light which promotes algae and macro growth

 

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Sounds like a great setup. The adolescent in me is screaming behind my eyes. All sorts of responses to the sacks, balls, and growths issues you're having :)
For the record, "I don't know." (zips lips)

Welcome!

p.s. - does it burn when you pee ;Wideyed
 
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Welcome to R2R:):)

I am falling in line with others, sponges. Nice filter feeder to have in the sump;)
 
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Welcome home, you will love it here!

I hope someone more knowledgeable in this realm answers your question! :)
 

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