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Forum: Algae 05-17-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Denis Onii
I am usually inclined to believe Tom, but he is...

I am usually inclined to believe Tom, but he is talking about a genus not a species or strain so it's difficult to believe Akineoscedesmus could exist yet have absolutely no mention on the internet...
Forum: Algae 05-17-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,559
Posted By Denis Onii
Tom, it has been identified under a scope as...

Tom, it has been identified under a scope as Chlamydomonas, thats not to say it's right. A quick search through multiple search engines and algaebase suggest that there is no such thing as...
Forum: Algae 05-16-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,559
Posted By Denis Onii
Chlamydomonas is probably the most studied algae...

Chlamydomonas is probably the most studied algae on planet. More is known about it than any other. It's used as a model because it's easy to to cultivate and has many aspects to it's physiology.
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Forum: Algae 05-16-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By Denis Onii
maybe it was something that grew in your filter...

maybe it was something that grew in your filter inflow/outflow pipes, switching the filter off then back on was enough to dislodge it and send it into the tank
Forum: Algae 05-15-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By Denis Onii
interesting, and bizarre! :) In the wild,...

interesting, and bizarre! :)

In the wild, temperature and light period are the two most important "triggers" for algae changing behaviour, switching from sexual to asexual reproduction, spore...
Forum: Algae 05-15-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,559
Posted By Denis Onii
GDA is related to ammonium. Increase efficiency...

GDA is related to ammonium. Increase efficiency of your filter or reduce feeding. Wiping it off isn't very effective - GDA is flagellated, all that survive scraping will return to the glass at night.
Forum: Algae 05-14-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,559
Posted By Denis Onii
Low PO4 seems to be a factor with GSA. The likely...

Low PO4 seems to be a factor with GSA. The likely scenario is that the amount of PO4 you are dosing isn't enough for your lighting period. Either increase ferts or lower lighting.

Personally I...
Forum: Algae 05-14-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,802
Posted By Denis Onii
"Escape from light hypothesis" Back in...

"Escape from light hypothesis"

Back in Earths early days, there was less ozone so more UV light hit the planets surface. This was a problem for algae because DNA damage can occur under UV light...
Forum: Algae 07-02-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Denis Onii
Diatoms are dependant on silicon, so removing it...

Diatoms are dependant on silicon, so removing it completely from the water will starve them. However, its probably not realistic to maintain zero silicon in a tank.

Algae loves biological...
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