Algea problems... Options please! - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-08-2013, 04:15 AM Thread Starter
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Algea problems... Options please!

So I have a 35g stocked with alot of moss and plants and CRS/CBS.

Now I got a Ray2 a month ago and well I like to leave my light on and I learned that well that wasn't such a good idea. My tank is now full of Hair Algae, and I believe Staghorn algae. What do I do? I NEED OPTIONS! I don't like my tank looking all nasty with this stuff. I can seriously make a wig from the hair algae.
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Manual remove most you can, reduce photoperiod, add fast growing plants, blackkout... you have a ton of options already before you even begin to dive into the chemical route.
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