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dnsfpl 01-25-2013 06:16 AM

algae on moss
 
http://i50.tinypic.com/14me4bk.jpg

what are these algae? what causes them?

what is the best way to resolve this issue?

thanks

Chulios66 01-25-2013 02:11 PM

I once had a goldfish tank that was covered with brown algae. Later, I added a moss ball to "help" get rid of it ( as I was told). Two days later, the moss ball was covered with it and eventually died.

Darkblade48 01-25-2013 08:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dnsfpl (Post 2344410)
http://i50.tinypic.com/14me4bk.jpg

what are these algae? what causes them?

what is the best way to resolve this issue?

thanks

We need more information (or a photograph). There are many types of algae, and each one can be caused by something different.

In general, algae is caused by an imbalance of (one or a combination of) light, CO2 and/or nutrients.

Fixing the imbalance will get rid of the algae.


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