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post #17 of (permalink) Old 03-07-2013, 05:59 PM Thread Starter
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Re: How do i eliminate this algae?

Originally Posted by n00dl3 View Post
I usually like to target at least 10x turnover. I think you're about there. No, need to add more. I would look at how the water is being circulated. It seem like isn't enough close to the substrate. The flow is your co2 and nutrients distribution. If you have good flow, IME algae shouldn't been sticking to your plants.
By the looks of it i think its more like my bunched plants are creating a net for it cause when i shake them it all falls off and they are definately green. Not withered. Your right though i am gonna have to lower the circ pump down more to get better flow on the bottom. I might just get two weaker ones so i can put them on each sides instead of the 700. thanks for that suggestion.
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