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Top Red Slime Algae Removers

Fish & Reef Safe Red Slime Eliminating Products

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If you are you having a persistent problem with red slime algae (cyanobacteria) in your saltwater aquarium or reef tank, here are our top pick remedies that can be used to eliminate this nuisance algae when all else has failed to do so. As with any product one chooses to use, read and follow the instructions for usage as directed.

AquaVision Aquatics Cyano Solution

AquaVision Aquatics Cyano Solution
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AquaVision Aquatics Cyano Solution is a antibacterial agent which treats unsightly cyano bacteria in marine and reef aquariums. Reef tank safe, it may be used in both marine and coral reef aquariums. Instructions read: Dissolve 1 scoop (included) with 1 cup of aquarium water for use with every 10 gallons. 2 grams treats 400 gallons.
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Boyd Chemiclean Red Slime Remover

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Manufacturer: Boyd Enterprises | Features: Removes disease causing red cyanobacteria (red slime) from live coral; Removes red slime, black, blue-green and bubble producing algae; Oxidizes trapped organic sludge and sediment; Clarifies aquarium water to crystal clear; Promotes ideal enzyme balance; Contains no phosphates, algaecides or erythromycin succinate; Safe for fish, corals and other invertebrates, desirable macro algaes, and nitrifying bacteria; Fast acting, easy to measure and use powder; Does not discolor aquarium water; 2 gram size treats up to 300 gallons - 6 gram size treats up to 900 gallons. | Note: Recommended to provide additional aeration in the aquarium during treatment.
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UltraLife Red Slime Remover

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Manufacturer: UltraLife Reef Products | Features: Safe for fish, corals, invertebrates and other reef inhabitants; Fast acting, easy to measure and use powder; One bottle treats 250-300 gallons | Note: Causes skimmer overflow for days after treatment, so keep an eye on the skimmer.
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Blue Life Red Slime Control

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Manufacturer: Blue Vet RX | Features: Does not discolor the water; Will not harm any fish, corals or other reef invertebrates; Acts quickly; Easy to measure and use powder; Treats 400 gallons. | Note: If overdosed, this product could have some effect on pH and oxygen levels.
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