- Chemi Clean Red Cyano Remover - Liquid - Boyd Enterprises
2oz Liquid (treats up to 720 gallons)
Chemi Clean will effectively remove many different stains that can be formed by cyanobacteria (red slime). It is common to encounter a red slime or matting algae that can quickly smother your rocks and even corals which can lead unpleasing aesthetics but also can cause issues with low oxygen levels available for fish and corals. The quickest and safest way to remove red slime from a fresh or saltwater aquarium is with Chemi Clean.
- Available in dry powder or liquid
- Compatible with Fresh and Saltwater
- Completely safe for all fish, invertebrates, and coral
- Will not harm nitrifying bacteria
Chemi Clean is by far our most favorite product for combating red slime stains in saltwater aquariums. The extremely safe formula will not harm the livestock in the tank, while effectively eliminating any red slime. Its fast acting formula will finish the job within 48 hours, by oxidizing trapped organic sludge and promoting an ideal enzyme balance.
For the best results, turn off or remove any carbon filtration source, UV sterilizers, protein skimmers, and ozone before administering Chemi Clean to the aquarium. After treatment is complete perform a 20% water change, after that point any carbon filtration, UV, protein skimmers*, or ozone may be turned back on.
*It is very common for protein skimmers to over skim for a period of time after treatment is complete and is completely normal. We suggest monitoring the skimmer cup and removing any collected skimmate from the aquarium and not letting it drain back into your aquarium. If your skimmer is overflowing too fast, you can try restricting the air supply feeding the skimmer and that will decrease the amount of bubbles being formed or simply physically raising the skimmer body will allow for a faster drain and a dryer skimmate to be produced. Replace any removed water with freshly mixed saltwater.
Chemi Clean will remove and clean stains from red, black, blue-green, and methane producing cyanobacteria in marine aquariums.
Note: When using Chemi Clean it is very important to monitor oxygen and pH levels within the aquarium. We suggest pointing a powerhead or air stone at the surface of the aquarium to maximize gas exchange. Failure to do so can cause low oxygen levels in the aquarium.
Have used on a couple tanks By Ryan on 8/20/2018Ryan would recommend this product to a friendHave used it on a couple tanks one was a major success and one failed miserably to user error.
Used on a 300 and let my skimmer run without the collection cup on for added aeration which worked great.
Used on an earlier 200 and killed every fish because I didn't have enough aeration to offset the oxygen being absorbed by all the dying cyano. Proper or excessive aeration is suggested. All other results were great on a mixed reef with clam.
Did not work for me By Insane 300 on 6/27/2018Insane 300 wouldn't recommend this product to a friendThis product did not remove the cyano from my tank. I used it 3 times.
Works as Advertised By Jeffrey on 4/17/2018Jeffrey would recommend this product to a friendThis stuff will knock out Cyano in 48 hours.
If you have a heavy infestation it may take a second treatment as their web site states in regards to dosing a second time, "Yes this is common with heavy infestations you must be sure to follow the directions and complete water changes after the first treatment when the first 48 hours is past and the water change has been made you may repeat the whole cycle again. This may be done as many times as possible."
It kind of works By Dragojustin on 3/15/2018Dragojustin would recommend this product to a friendIt killed the majority of my cyano but it didn’t completely remove them.
Very Good By Joe on 1/29/2018Joe would recommend this product to a friendIt works plain and simple. If you have Cyano get this. It completly wiped out everything it my 140 and 30 display tank in two days. Highly recommend
Worked Great By Yuri on 7/12/2017Yuri would recommend this product to a friendSo normally I do not like to use any chemicals to try and fix tank issues but I had tried multiple lights out periods, adding more flow and even basically starving my tank to rid it of cyano. Finally bit the bullet and tried Chemiclean and I must say it worked as advertised with no ill effects to my corals, inverts including my anemone or my fish. I have been cyano free since last October. Only drawback was getting my skimmer to calm down which took a few weeks or adjustments.
Chemi Clean Red Cyano Remover - Liquid By steve on 4/24/2017steve would recommend this product to a friendworks good
Works amazing for Red algae & cyano By FLSharkvictim on 4/15/2017FLSharkvictim would recommend this product to a friendI had a small bloom of Red Algae and used only 5mls in my 120 and BOOM, totally gone.
HIGHLY recommended! It's VERY IMPORTANT that you following the directions to the T!
Excellent Product, Highly recommend!! By Roscoe's Reefs on 4/14/2017Roscoe's Reefs would recommend this product to a friendStruggled with red slime algae for months then heard about this. Had used Chemi-Pure products but not this one. Bought this, waited 48 hours as directed and WAS AMAZED! At least 98% cured. Within the next day or so, completely gone, hasn't been back. The only thing I'll add is as a function of learning about this, I did cut back a little on feeding.
Give it a try By Eric on 4/12/2017Eric would recommend this product to a friendIt didn't completely remove the cyano in the tank in one dose, but it definitely knocked it back. Using the dosing recommendations on the instruction sheet, I saw no adverse effect in a sps dominant tank.
fixed my tank By Terry on 11/20/2016Terry would recommend this product to a friendI had a mass cyano epideic that I tried everything to solve for several months. chemiclean wiped it out in 48 hours and none of my sps, lps or softies suffered at all. Your skimmer will overflow massively for about 72 hours. I just restriced inflow and gradually expanded it. In 3 days it was back to normal. Strong recommendation.
Great product By Kendall on 8/26/2016Kendall would recommend this product to a friendHave used it once on my 220 for slight case of red cyano. It quickly removed cyano with no adverse effects on my acros, clams or SPS. Just finished 2nd dose - this one 6 weeks after the initial dose. I am not sure I am comfortable using this as a long term algae control method. I still need to identify the root cause of the algae, but this product works great to keep it under control in the meantime.
What is the difference between the liquid form Chemi Clean and the powder form? What is the benefit of one over the other? Does one have a longer shelf life?
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