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08-25-2011 07:05 AM
Bree Agreed with above, i bought silvenia nantans both to help block out some of my extra light and to attract the hair algae away from DHG, it has worked great!
08-25-2011 06:19 AM
PinoyBoy Maybe something larger than duckweed, those guys are too tough. Depending on the size of the tank: red root floaters, frogbit, or giant duckweed.



+1 on the toothbrush method. Dollar stores usually sell 8 pack no-name toothbrushes for $1+tax.
08-25-2011 05:31 AM
Eldachleich Why not get something like duckweed? It's usually a dollar a scoop at pond stores and garden centers... and a scoop covers alot of area... It's always does a fantastic job in my tanks at fending off algae...
08-25-2011 05:17 AM
Jeffww A toothbrush to twirl at loose strands + a nice mat of elodea or h. difformis will help. Just wait it out really. One of the principles of ecology is the progression of species.
08-25-2011 05:08 AM
Chlorophile
Good stem plant to float in my tank to keep hair algae from destroying my HC?

The title says it all.

My hc is getting eaten by hair algae and I cant overdose excel because of my shrimp.
I just want it gone!

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