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Old 02-09-2003, 08:13 PM   #9
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Things are a little different in a planted tank than a fish-only tank. That 1 hour photoperiod also takes energy away from the plants which compete with algae. Plant your tank heavy and your algae problems will be slim indeed. It may go thru a small algae outbreak in the early stages but once the plants become established (2-3 weeks) algae should die off, if you get any at all.
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