Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick
What else can I do?
It's been a couple weeks now that I've been adding ferts to my tank, and although it has improved I am still seeing algea growth.
It's the green stuff that grows on the plants, GBA maybe??
Here's my current specs:
120-140Watts light (dont know for sure because I am OD 4 T8's)
10 hours of light.
Ph currently is 7.0-7.1? according to hagen test kit
Phosphate between 2.5 and 5 - hagen test kit, but definetly closer to 2.5 than 5.
kh 170 (all hagen test kit)
I am using pressurized co2 (otherwise my ph is around 7.8)
The only test kit I dont have is for nitrates so I dont know what it is right now, but I plan on getting one today.
Ferts I am dosing 3X week:
3/16 (pinch) kh2po4
and on alternate days dosing 60ml of nutrafin plant gro iron. (will switch to plantex as soon plant gro is done in a couple days)
As I said, it is much better that it was before I started dosing, but I am still seeing algae growth.
So what else can I do to eliminate growth?
Thanks for all the help.