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Old 09-14-2012, 06:08 PM   #1
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lighting and algae


I have a fluval edge 6 gallon. I changed the stock lighting and mounted two 6700k cfl bulbs on it instead. I am having crazy algae growth. I was going to try for some high light plants, but have decided to take it easy and just grow java ferns and moss. Can I switch the lights to a lower spectrum bulb and still grow the ferns and mosses? While avoiding the algae? The only thing in the tank is one amano shrimp and one oto, so I don't think excess waste is an issue.
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:17 PM   #2
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Why spam the same message in 3 different threads?
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:29 PM   #3
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I wasn't sure which one was the best for this question. I will delete the others if this is a problem for you.
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:50 PM   #4
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Not a prob for me personally, I was just wondering
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:22 PM   #5
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just go back to either the stock lighting, or one bulb..
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