09-01-2013, 02:16 AM
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That isn't hair algae I don't think.. Is the tank cloudy ? That stuff is the just from the cycle process its actually just bacteria building up (a good sign).. It will go away in 2-4 weeks. Just do daily water changes 15-25% water, and make sure you use prime water conditioner if you have city tap water with chlorine in it.. If you have fish in the tank deff do water changes to keep the ammonia and nitrites from the cycle process from killing them.. Do you have an API master test kit ? They can be kinda pricy but SOO worth it.
You can get some API Suplimental bacteria from Petco or Petsmart and use IMO 2x the recommended dose to help speed up the cycle.. Also adding food in the tank to create ammonia for the bacteria to eat and spread in the tank faster is a good idea too
Last edited by candymancan; 09-01-2013 at 02:23 AM..