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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-26-2019, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
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Brown Algae

After planting an Anubias, I have notice a surge of brown algae and am wondering:
1. What is it
2. How can I remove it
Some things to note are: one female betta, 2.5 galling tank, fairly fast current, using flourish tabs and covering Anubias, bridge and substrate. It has been here for over 3 weeks and only showed up when the plant was planted.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-26-2019, 08:34 PM
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that's the diatom phase,any tanks I've set up with inert substrate go through that.Mini ramshorn snails will eat it,but it should disappear on it's own after awhile.

It's just a phase.even my outdoor stock tanks and dog dishes get it.

MTS? no,I just need one more tank...
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