The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - What causes cyanobacteria?
View Single Post
post #3 of (permalink) Old 02-29-2012, 04:46 AM
ua hua
Planted Tank Guru
ua hua's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 2,458
Originally Posted by Jorge_Burrito View Post
Low nitrate levels or not enough circulation often seems to get the blame.
I have heard this same explanation of low nitrates causing BGA but really wonder if the low nitrates are more the effect of the BGA rather than the cause as the cynaobacteria actually use up all the available nitrate which would give you low nitrate readings when your system is being affected by the BGA.

All matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death life is only a dream which is an imagination of ourselves. Bill Hicks
ua hua's 90 gal. high tech
ua hua's 5,000 gal. water garden
ua hua is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome