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Old 01-07-2013, 09:53 PM   #7
Zolek
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4x T5 HO is extremely excessive light if it is right on top of the tank for a 40B. Keep 2 of them killed.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=184368

How long are your lights on per day? I like to start new tanks on a short photoperiod and slowly work my way up. After Excel'ing out your Algae you might want to try this.
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