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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
    Hi guys. I detected some staghorn algae and ordered Seachem Flourish Excel already. I would have loved adding some Siamese Algae eaters but the tank is too small. I know spot treating with excel is really effective against red algae but I'm in no hurry to get rid of the algae, you can barely...
  3. Algae
    Dear friends, after a month or so with a clean tank here they go again: This is despite weekly reconstituted RO water 20-30% changes and good values also testified by good plant grow and several healthy and thriving T. Espeii litters growing up. Current values are: Temp 27.5-28-5 pH 6.58...
  4. Algae
    So I have this 100 ltr (25 gal) planted tank. It has gone over some changes lately. First I changed some CFL bulbs for a DIY LED fixture. It ran for about a month at about 50 % brightness with no problems. It should not be responsible for my current problems. The first picture is the...
  5. Algae
    I've checked http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/algae.htm and would love some 2nd opinions! Here's the DWG: algea1 It looks almost like a dust ball.. I have 3 amano shrimp but they just hide all day behind a rock. Maybe they are snacking on it at night but it doesn't clear up on its own. I...
  6. Tank Journals
    I started my tank around the beginning of 2012. Now the growth has become almost uncontrollable. I'm not complaining. I like it. I even thought it was a little overcrowded/stocked, and it is. So far, I've taken out some stargrass and mexican oak leaf. I left in my Ambulia, Baby Tears, Bacopa...
  7. Algae
    Please help!! I have a Crinum calamistratum that is covered in staghorn algae. It's all over my tank, but it is really enjoying my Crinum calamistratum and my vals. I can't pull my vals out of my tank easily, but I can pull my Crinum out. I was thinking about pulling this plant out, putting...
  8. Algae
    Hello Everyone. Please help! I have a 65 gallon FW tank. Recently I replaced my old bulbs with new bulbs for my tank. I have two PC with a total wattage of 190W. (2.92 WPG) I dose fertilizers in my tank (stuff from Rex's Fertilizers and Excel). Since I changed my bulbs I have had an insane...
  9. Algae
    Well where to begin - Staghorn is starting to take over my tank again. Let me tell you about the equipment list. Tank: 55gal. Filter: Emperor 400 Lights: 2 - 32watt T-8's (6500K, 18000K) on for 9 hours a day Substrate: Pea size gravel H20 change: 25% weekly, 50% monthly Ferts.: Flourish...
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