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Old 12-24-2013, 01:26 AM   #1
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Blackout to battle algae questions


hello
ihave a 20 long that is getting massive diatoms / brown algae and brown fuzzy algae.

im thinking of doing a full day blackout tomorrow and was wondering if I should have my CO2 running or shut it off as well?

im thinking of raising my finnex ray 2 lights but ihave to wait on getting my supplies. any other tips to battle this horrendous algae?

thanks
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Old 12-24-2013, 04:05 PM   #2
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Shut off the CO2, as the plants won't really be using it with the lights off, so itll be a waste, and itll probably gas the fauna.
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