Well a lot of times at pet stores the water goes through all the tanks... so there's not rly a way to stop it. I'm not sure you can completely remove the nutrients to get rid of the algae... I'd scrub it off. If you leave the light off for a week or so with the insides pitch black sometimes that works to rid of algae...
I have a 10 gallon newly planted tank with a beta, 2 panda cats, 1 mystery snail and 1 otto (I have a friend coming for him, his original friend scooted out of the tank and I found him too late - he was in the corner like he scooted up the seam of the tank). I have a narrow leaf chain...
I am fairly new to the planted tank game.
-20 ghost shrimp
-Java Moss on driftwood
-8 Crypt Greens
-No CO2 System
-Using Aquarium Co-Op Easy Green
-Using Seachem Flourish Root Rabs
*In your experience, if applicable, how has the API CO2 Booster treated your...
Starting to set up a 55 gallon planted tank with eco complete but I'm having trouble with the planting. The eco complete seems to be too lite and doesn't hold the plants down. Most of the plants are now floating on top. Anyone got any advise.
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