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What nutrients should i add?

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Lights:
I keep them on about 8 hrs a day.

Substrate: mix of gravel and seachem flourite

Plants: Amazon Sword; Java fern; Anubias; Radican Sword; Dwarf Sag; Green Crypts;

CO2: DIY co2

I do run airpump with the co2 as well.

Right now, the tank has some brown and green algae in it.

What kind of plant supplementary should i use to ensure good growth and not having the battle algae?

Thanks in advance!
(P.s. I have boesemanis, and gouramis in there.)
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If you use DIY CO2 an air pump will get rid of the CO2 as fast as you add it. Use one or the other, but not both, unless you only use the air pump when the lights are off. What size tank do you have? If it is a 55 gallon tank, you need the CO2, or at least Seachem Excel. Then, look at http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=21944 for information about what and how much to dose.
 
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