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Old 01-24-2013, 07:58 PM   #1
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What algae is this and what eats it?


The tank just was redone a couple weeks ago and this stuff is covering everything. I cut back the light, but its pretty bad
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:16 PM   #2
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nice i have the same prob.
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:35 PM   #3
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It looks like Rhizoclonium. Scroll about 2/3 down on this site for info:

http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/algae.htm
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:48 PM   #4
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its common in new tanks. manually remove as much as possible. dose excel and eventually it will go away once the tank matures again.
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Old 01-30-2013, 01:03 PM   #5
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On the plants you also have BGA. That *might* be caused by low Nitrates.
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