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ForestGupp705 01-20-2011 01:09 PM

Hair Algea!!
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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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shadetreeme 01-22-2011 04:10 PM

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

ForestGupp705 01-23-2011 01:29 PM

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

shadetreeme 01-23-2011 01:56 PM

I never thought of that.... I watch TV prety late.... hmmmm

ForestGupp705 01-23-2011 06:04 PM

lol, it prollyy is fine :P i jus keep it dark so they stay sleeping, plants aswell

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