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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-21-2002, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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Here's an article you might find intresting if you haven't already read it. It's one person's philosophy on controlling algae:

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-21-2002, 08:28 PM
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Thats a good little article. The funny part is, he's absolutely right!! Nothing can balance out nature like nature itself, That was refreshing.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-2002, 08:00 PM
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He is absolutely correct... my tank went throught a horrible phase of algae growth, and it finally ended with water changes, but the thing is the plants take a long time to get situated, so the algae takes hold, but once the plants get situated, they outcompete the algae.


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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-18-2003, 11:43 PM
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Hope it works, my tank's starting a bloom

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