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post #18 of (permalink) Old 08-05-2013, 01:01 AM
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I would get the nitrates to between 5-10 ppm and phosphates to 1-2 ppm. The oto's will take care of the brown algae. Again the algae around the hairgrass looks like blue green algae which needs a good flow at the front bottom of the tank.

When you get the otos watch how fast the tank will clear up.
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