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how to remove green tint (algae) from tubes?

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Hey guys, ripping apart my loop, and there is a green tint to all my tubing, is there anything household or local that I could add to the loop to remove the algae? I've been running it for about a month without any biocide, as my kill koils got lost in the mail I've ordered new ones but again they'll take time to get here.
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Im afraid once tubing changes colour you will have to use some chemical to strip out the tinted tubing but as a result of that you will compromise the tubing's integrity. In the end you will have to get new tubing.
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Im afraid once tubing changes colour you will have to use some chemical to strip out the tinted tubing but as a result of that you will compromise the tubing's integrity. In the end you will have to get new tubing.
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Go to petco and buy some alge killer from the fish section.
    
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Hey there. You probably have to clean your blocks, pump and rad too while you are at it. =(

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Hey there. You probably have to clean your blocks, pump and rad too while you are at it. =(

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