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post #13 of (permalink) Old 11-23-2012, 10:25 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by HD Blazingwolf View Post
the surface of the water does n't appear to be moving much. having a little surface movement is beneficial and helps add oxygen to the water

BGA is commonly related to low nitrates and oxygen levels. it is an anaerobic bacterium. it thrives in areas of low oxygen.. this is a fairly clear indicator of low oxygen levels in a tank.
I put in a small powerhead at the far end this afternoon.

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