I have a 10 gallon that is heavily planted with flourite dark substrate, do not dose, lights are on and off all day for an hour at a time for a total of 6 hours, and the lights are the 24 inch oddysea's ;total of 72 watts. I am using DIY CO2 with double of the dosage with two bottles. So at...
I am having an algae outbreak I am not familiar with. I will provide quick background on tank.
7.9 gal nano Ebi up for about 3 months.
26 watt CF light - Finnex lamp.
Eheim 2232 with lily pipes (installed 1 month ago) at 75% flow
EI dosing with dry ferts and Flourish
Is thread algae (green strings extending up to a few inches, sometimes forming clumps where they get caught around a plant or driftwood) a common occurence in new tanks or am I likely doing something incorrect?
The tank is three weeks old and running higher than 30 ppm CO2 (though I am lowering...