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  1. Algae
    Hi, My name is Sam, and I am new to the hobby. My tank has been running for about three months now. I am posting here for help, because a lot of information is available on how to fight / prevent algae, but I have at least five different ones in my tank right now and I was wondering if I have...
  2. Algae
    Long time listener first time caller. Ive been in the process of moving out for the first time so my newish 20 long I set up before I decided to up root and the tank had all my attention and now it does not. long story short it got neglected for a little while and some of the not established...
  3. Lighting
    Hello guys, Quick question: would two Finnex Planted Plus 24/7 HCL be considered high light for my 20-gallon high aquarium (24x12x16). I had started out with just one, but I was not getting any pearling with CO2 injection and with dry fertilizers. I want to grow a DHG carpet, so I wanted to...
  4. Plants
    Hi all. I come to this forum as a reader turned poster with four years of experience keeping high tech, heavily planted tanks. I need your help. My latest tank, an 8 month old UNS 60U, has been troublesome for the start as the plants are failing to thrive and are yellowing, displaying some sort...
  5. Algae
    I've had this tank for about 2 years now. I've been battling this algae since the moment I set the tank up. It's been driving me crazy. The algae is growing on the decorations, the walls, and the plants. I have running Co2 on a timer along with LED lighting. I like to pride myself on figuring...
  6. Algae
    I forgot to do my daily dose of Excel for a while, and brown algae just exploded. I had some grass-like carpet I was trying to grow, and it covered everything above substrate with brown algae that I couldn't wipe off. The roots and bases look fine, and it saddens me to have to remove any of the...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, I've set up a 29g planted tank, and plants are just doing horribly?! I've no clue why. I feel I've done everything right but clearly there's something I missed. Here's some information and pictures. Lights: 2 10w "t5" LED Tubes, 6000k CO2: Pressurized co2 with an atomizer Fertilizers: I...
  8. Algae
    Hey everyone, I am having some issues with diatoms and have some questions. I know that diatoms are part of a new setup but are they usually this bad? Ive had the tank set up for about 3 weeks but only added the plants about 2 weeks ago. How long should I expect them to last? 2-3 months? and...
  9. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hello all, Its been awhile, but I'm finally back in the hobby and back down the rabbit hole of spending entirely too much money on aquariums. :grin2: Back in January I set up Nano Iwagumi style low-tech system. Equipment and stocking is as follows: Fluval Spec V Finnex Planted Plus Clip on...
  10. Algae
    Brown algae all over my tank, please let me know how to get rid of it. Light 4x24w(T5) for 8 hours Pressure Co2 for 8 hours Weekly fertilizer 2 years old tank :frown2::frown2::frown2::frown2:
  11. Algae
    Hi There, I have a 20g long that I started about 1month ago. Cycling complete but I'm having a serious algea problem. To my novice eye it appears to be a mixture of species. there some brown/dark green hair algae as well as some brown algae and some green algae growing on rocks and driftwood...
  12. Algae
    Most of my plants are covered with this brown color algae. Tried to scrap it off, but after 2 weeks i face the same problem again. How to get rid of it.
  13. Algae
    Hello, I setup a planted tank 2 weeks ago, details as follows: - 10 US gallons - amazonia substrate - java moss, anubias nana, amazon swords, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Lileopsis brasiliensis - DIY CO2, 1 bubble per second - 2 x 14 watt T5 lights, 10 hours per day - Seachem Flourish...
  14. Algae
    Hi, I am starting to see some brown algae in my tank and I'd like to know the best way to proceed to get rid of it. Some info; this is a 40 gallon tank that I set up on 8/02, I transferred substrate, fish and some plants and log from my old smaller tank. For lighting I currently have Odyssea...
  15. Plants
    Hi.. Most of my Anubias leafs are covered with Algae and I did not find any new growth in past few months. How to get rid of this algae issue and recover Anubias. Please help me :help: My Tank specs: 25 gallon 24 W T5 X 4 = 96W Co2- Pressurized 2bpm
  16. Plants
    I set up a new 10 gallon tank about 3 weeks ago now. All i have in the tank right now is the windlov java fern. i plan on adding a few plants over the next couple weeks. The fern is getting black spots over the leaves. Is it dying? i am new to having a tank so any input is valued.. I had it...
  17. Algae
    Hello! My 75 gallon planted aquarium has been running for about 2 months+ and in the past few weeks, we've had a growing brown algae problem. It's growing on the glass, substrate, driftwood, and all of the plants. All of our plants are live and as for fish there are 6 juvenile discus, 4 orange...
  18. Algae
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/sravr0q2yzgi1uz/DSC_0059.JPG?dl=0 It looks like normal brown algae, but it's not, I'm certain of that. The image doesn't really capture it, in reality it's darker brown and more like a mat. Almost like cyano, but the color is way off. It's brownish, but is more...
  19. Algae
    Hey everyone, I live in an area with a lot of silicates and hard water coming from the tap. I have a huge problem with diatoms. They are everywhere. In side the glass, driftwood, plants and equipment in the tank. It seems easy to remove using a algae scrubber and a toothbrush. Any advise on...
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