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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-27-2012, 12:35 AM Thread Starter
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Green Thread Algae

I seem to have some kind of green thread like algae growing in my tank. The strands are pretty long and thin and the color is pretty green. Do you guys have any idea how I might get rid of this stuff, or what might the cause be?

Here's some info on my tank.

I have a 27 watt archae pc light over a 11 gallon mr aqua rectangular tank.

For ferts I use root medic micro and macro dosing solution 2 pumps of each three times a week with a 50% weekly wc.

I have co2 through a paintball co2 system keeping my drop checker nice and yellow. (I am using the propoer 4dkh liquid)

I hope this info is enough but if there is anything else you guys need please let me know. Thanks for the help getting to the root of this algae
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Pics would help.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-27-2012, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
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it looks a lot like the thread algae pictured in the link. I guess I should do tooth brush removal then?
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