Red hair red slime?

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  1. Jeff1989

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    Can any one tell me if this is red Aline or red hair alge? Just added some gfo bit not sure what this is thanks

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    Meant red slime sorry stupid auto correct
     
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    Looks to be red cyano.
     
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    So is that red slime then or something different
     
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    Red slime is cyano. How old is the tank?
     
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    About 7 months
     
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    You can siphon it out during water changes. As your tank matures it could go away on its own so I wouldn't make any drastic changes. It doesnt look to bad so just keep an eye on nutrients.
     
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    Ok cool I just didn't want it to get out of control then have a hard time getting rid of it
     
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