02-11-2010, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Pasfur
Really? It returns within 30 minutes? If that is the case, then you are not actually getting a good clean scrape of the glass. I suggest that you try using a razor blade to remove the algae from the glass. Razor blades will come in handy anyhow, as removing coraline algae from the front glass will generally require a razor blade.
The question above is a good one, as canister filters can be directly responsible for the introduction of phosphate into the water, increasing the growth of problematic algaes. Knowing more background on your tank, I know this is not the situation.
I just went and bought this scraper that looks like a razor blade so I will try that. Thanks guys!
No canister filter on this tank.