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post #186 of (permalink) Old 04-30-2012, 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted by speedie408 View Post
The tank broke out with diatoms, staghorn, and BBA. That was all because of CO2 and new AS. I cut off all the effected leaves of any plant that had staghorn growing on them and I started dosing Glut daily as well as upped my CO2 injection. Lights have also been cut in half from 4 x 54W t5ho to 2 x 54W. The plants are now growing well and algae is disappearing.

I also added my plecos back into the tank a few days ago and they helped tremendously as far as keeping the glass and wood clean.
I keep getting staghorn on some of my plants. Glut? Glutamine?

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