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Old 12-28-2012, 10:46 PM   #16
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5ppm may be a problem, or not. Could be something to experiment with, but pace your experiments so you can identify which change is responsible.

The red/fuschia color of dying staghorn may not be evident when it starts as snowy white as yours. If you killed it, it'll disintegrate substantially within three days.
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:55 PM   #17
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The algae is starting to turn some impressive shades of red but is still growing as well.

The main area of growth is on my java ferns so I am very seriously thinking of just pulling them out of the tank. I'm sure it'll be easier to fight this battle if I just remove 75% of the problem.

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well tonight I got kinda fed up and decided to cut all of the staghorn I could find out of the tank. I figured that it would at least let me fight less and might give me an advantage.

the areas that have been hit sufficiently with treatment have turned a very pretty red so the treatments are working slowly but surely.
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