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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-29-2014, 12:24 AM Thread Starter
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Need Assistance Identifying

Hello,
I am new to the forum.

My tank is a 75 gallon planted tank - Picture Attached Below

The lights are setup to run for 10 hours a day.
I dose seachem liquid fertilizers.

I'm having an issue with what I think is an algae. I would like help identifying it, and ideas for removing it.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-29-2014, 12:56 AM
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Looks like Staghorn. Removed affected leaves.

Need good levels of co2 and reduce your light period to 8 hours.

How often do you do water changes?
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-29-2014, 01:03 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the quick answer.

I do 25% water changes about every 3 days.

I'm not using c02, I dose seachem excel.
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I would definitely cut back my light period. Looks like you also have green spot algae on your plants which is from too much light.
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