- - Algea problem?
|FrostMan242 ||12-17-2007 02:35 PM |
My tank is now a very dark green, I can't even see the fish anymore, is this because of my filter, or is it algea? Everytime I clean the tank, it stays clear for a day or two, but then goes back to dark green! Should I get a new filter, and how do I fix this?
|MattD ||12-17-2007 03:50 PM |
Check your phosphate levels and drastically reduce your lighting periods. Cut back on feeding as well, you're only fueling the nutrients even more.
|Age of Aquariums ||12-18-2007 09:21 AM |
Also try changing the filter media a little more often (Like once a week or so) until it clears. I wouldn't leave the lights on for more than 4 hours until it clears up, then set them to go for 8-10 hours after it clears.
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