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post #1 of 5 Old 01-20-2011, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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Hair Algea!!

I am experiencing some hair algea growth aswell as diatoms on my amazon sword... I Have been using floursh comprehensive supplement for the planted aquarium about 2 mL a week, I dose 2 times a week about a mL each time... 10 1/2 hours of light, 10 hours the tank is cover with bubbler, about 3 1/2 hours the cover comes off.. for the plants and fish to wake up.. what am i doing wrong?

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post #2 of 5 Old 01-22-2011, 03:10 PM
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I am curious why you cover the tank.
I am having the sam issue with hair algea and found some info here Control of Red Algae in the Freshwater Aquarium

Hope tis help... let me know
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-23-2011, 12:29 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the Link :)

I cover up the tank at night when the light goes off and everything has adjusted so like 1050pm.. I have my tv on and another light sometimes till late and dont want to keep them up
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post #4 of 5 Old 01-23-2011, 12:56 PM
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I never thought of that.... I watch TV prety late.... hmmmm
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post #5 of 5 Old 01-23-2011, 05:04 PM Thread Starter
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lol, it prollyy is fine :P i jus keep it dark so they stay sleeping, plants aswell
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