well i think this tank is doing good when it comes to algae is coz the tank is already well established,im pretty sure it would have been a very diff. story if i started from scratch.i use EI in this set up well kinda,i dose macro after changing the water(40%) weekly K 1/2 tbs ,PO 4ppm ,No3 10ppm and just tryng to maintain this thru. the whole week. and micro 5ml every other day and thats it.getting lucky so far.
ph 6.4 maybe
220 watts 12 hrs. a day
substrate.. flourite/reg.gravel and laterite