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post #97 of (permalink) Old 06-22-2013, 03:08 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Django View Post
This is what I think you have:

This is where I got the pic from - you should skim around the whole blog:

I think you have fuzzy algae on your Sword in the picture. I think it's there because the Sword isn't growing at full capacity. From what I've read, there must be a balance between all elements of your aquatic environment - enough light, nutrients for that level of light, and on... If you can clear up the problem creating the algae, the plant will grow better and out-perform the algae, which will go away. Check out the

I wish I had found this before I started the tank! There's some very helpful info in that! I learned a few things. So thanks again! I think I'm getting close to a balanced tank....just not quite there yet
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