Cyanobacteria or "Red Slime Algae" is no algae at all but is actually an "algae-like" bacteria that, thankfully, is pretty easy to overcome in a reef tank. In many cases, the simple practice of a solid maintenance routine and patience will bring red slime to an end but there is more to the story. Find out in this episode of the 5 Minute Saltwater Aquarium Guide.

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