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The Dude 01-24-2013 07:58 PM

What algae is this and what eats it?
The tank just was redone a couple weeks ago and this stuff is covering everything. I cut back the light, but its pretty bad

pirayaman 01-24-2013 08:16 PM

nice i have the same prob.

Mark Fisher 01-29-2013 08:35 PM

It looks like Rhizoclonium. Scroll about 2/3 down on this site for info:

ChadRamsey 01-30-2013 12:48 PM

its common in new tanks. manually remove as much as possible. dose excel and eventually it will go away once the tank matures again.

danielt 01-30-2013 01:03 PM

On the plants you also have BGA. That *might* be caused by low Nitrates.

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