My Algae is Turning Red.. Stop Dosing?? - Page 2 - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-11-2011, 10:47 AM Thread Starter
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Now I really feel like a idiot... My plants are looking fine so far.. I guess that's why I'm posting here.. I will get this figured out and balanced.

I'm going to go back to 8 hours of straight light today. I'm continuing my EI dosing and water changes..

I'll continue the Excel at double the rate(14ml) until this gone.

I will let you know how it it works out.

Thanks for you input and help..

Capt Roy

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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-12-2011, 05:33 PM
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No, do not continue dosing. Red is good and red is dead. However now comes the hard part of dealing with the water/light/fert parameters in order to destroy the algae building blocks... this is the hard part. I would hold on to my dosing material because algae fights are usually long drawn out wars with multiple battles. I wish you luck sir.
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