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  1. Algae
    Hi, recently my 20G long tank started getting some hair algae on some of the Monte Carlo. It is a new tank so I was thinking, "This is ok, maybe turn the light down a bit as I had it running for 12 hours a day". About a week later, the tank started turning a light green color. I went to my...
  2. Algae
    Alright, I've had this tank for nearly a year now with some success and some definite failures. Considering rescaping due to issues I will post in a journal post later, but one thing I do want to discuss has been my war on algae. I had an algae outbreak when I was gone over Christmas and left...
  3. 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...
  4. Algae
    Hello, I have been running this tank for about 8 months now. Before this, I only had diatoms, different kinds of diatoms. The plants were lush and green and thriving great. Then summer happened. I had to leave my tank for 3 months. After I returned, almost all of my hairgrass had died off...
  5. Algae
    Anyone know how I can get rid of the green algae besides just wiping it out every time it comes back, I either want to stop it or just fix what ever is causing it?
  6. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I am not sure why I had a green algae water boom all of a sudden after three months of EI and change in lights and substrate as follows: Had three different threads on this site first says for 1/2 ltr distilled water, 15g chelated trace mix, 15g MgSO4+7h2o is Epsom salt take mgso4 7g at 0.46 of...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    so today was my 2nd day of dosing dry ferts and i dosed plantex csm+b and iron chelate. I dosed this morn before lights came on and I come home to a green tank! Its not like murky green its clear with a very green tint. Is this normal? what did i do wrong ?
  8. Algae
    You guys haven't failed me yet. Trying to figure out what kind of algae this is lurking in my shrimp tank! I'm not even too sure if it's algae - could it be a plant? (Notice the little green fuzzy circles in the center of the picture).
  9. Algae
    Ok. This is what i have in my tank and it has turned the water green i keep getting this on the walls nowhere else. how can i get ride of it? i have aquasoil and i am running c02 for 8 hours a day and that is how long my lights are running too. the light is tek and it is 156 watts. This is what...
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