The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - biofilm problems
View Single Post
post #22 of (permalink) Old 01-14-2013, 03:42 PM
Aquatic Delight
Planted Tank Guru
Aquatic Delight's Avatar
PTrader: (11/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Space Coast, Florida
Posts: 2,284
Originally Posted by clau74 View Post
I decreased the amount and frequency of food you give them, biofilm has not disappeared. After a 25% water change, biofilm reappears.
What is the solution ?
Originally Posted by m00se View Post
Air stone on a timer, 30 minutes a day, best when the CO2 is off. Cured.

The air stone m00se is talking about will work very well, i know many members here who do that.

or as i said a surface skimmer.

another thing that helps is when you do your WC only skim the surface.

i think i said this earlier but i have a tank that i feed maybe twice a week, and it has bio-film. i do not beileve that bio-film is a protien issue, i think it is just waste from bacteria in the tank.


Hillstream/Boreno Loach Refuge

Space Coast Aquatic Plant Society on Facebook.
Aquatic Delight is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome