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post #2 of (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 06:26 PM
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Algae grows in response to light - the more light, the more likely it is to start and to thrive. So, the first step is to evaluate your lighting. What light fixture(s) do you have on the tank - manufacturer and specific fixture? Is this a standard 48 inch long 55 gallon tank?

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