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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 08:35 PM Thread Starter
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Algae and moss

What's the best way to kill off algae living in moss without killing the moss itself?

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light doses of h2o2 in current has proved successful in my case.

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how much to dose h2o2 ? and can we use it directly on the moss out of the tank with a sprayer ?
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Originally Posted by Gamezawy View Post
how much to dose h2o2 ? and can we use it directly on the moss out of the tank with a sprayer ?
i tried that route but it ended up being on there too long and too concentrated, and totally browned out and killed my poor java moss. with my flame moss i just left it alone and eventually the moss grew out and just took over where the algae used to be, i can't even see it in the mat anymore.

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