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  1. Algae
    I finally got ahold if the BGA that has plagued my monte carlo and now some type of hair algae is popping up everywhere. Its even on my healthy fast growing stems. Some info: Light is a twinstar 450ea on a 5 gallon shallow tank. The light is definitely bright but I didn't barely have any hair...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Does anyone have experience with using Hydrogen Peroxide as a treatment for brown hair algae? I've seen some info for saltwater tanks, but not much for freshwater planted tanks. Currently have a low tech 7 gallon planted tank with anubias, java fern, monte carlo, pearl weed, rotala, and some...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, I'm new to the planted tank world and have just set up my first 30 gallon tank. I am fairly experienced in keeping fish but this is my first endeavor in having a planted tank. My tank has a Fluval 206 canister filter and one "Finnex FugeRay Planted+ Aquarium LED Light". The substrate is 3...
  4. Algae
    Hi guys, These started growing in my 10 gallon planted tank. There seem to be at least 3 kinds of algae growing. I'm guessing the hairy stuff is brown hair algae and on the glass is diatoms but I could be wrong and the brown hair could be green hair instead. There are also some brown algae on...
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