11-23-2012, 02:50 PM
| || | Actually, I had a algae problem. mainly due to overfeeding and long periods of light, now I'm feeding the fishes once at day, and the lights are not running all the time together, T5 from 11:00 to 19:00; and Floramax from 10:00 to 21:00, both controlled by timers.
Originally Posted by redchigh
The "stem plants" like bacope will grow much better if you remove the tie and plant the stems seperately.
with your new fixture, that's a LOT of light... You also have a few difficult plants. Your poor fish are probably being blinded .. (Your fish are "forest fish". In the wild, trees would heavily shade the water.) The t5s alone would be quite (too bright?) bright. If you have any algae problems, the light is to blame.
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