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Old 07-03-2013, 07:07 PM   #1
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Algae help!?

My hermits seem to keep my rock clean but on the glass and my heater. Is it the blue lights ? Any tips to help this stuff not come around?
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Old 07-03-2013, 07:08 PM   #2
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what are your PO4 levels at?
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I think chorine kills algae
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I think chorine kills algae
Kills fish too.
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No idea what phosphate levels are? Don't have tests for that
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No idea what phosphate levels are? Don't have tests for that
Pick one up. High levels lead to algae growth.
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and check your nitrates while you're at it. a;gae is natures way of saying somethigns out of wack, and i need to adapt in order to balance it out. fix the issues, this is hair algae so maintain your nuitrient levels and keep up on water changes, feed less frequent and keep your bioload at a healthy level, you can't just cram as many fish as you want in
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Kills fish too.
Ya I know that's why you take the fish out
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Ya I know that's why you take the fish out
might as well just start over, because you have to take the rock sand and live stock out, you'd also need to recycle cuz you'd kill all life in the tank
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might as well just start over, because you have to take the rock sand and live stock out, you'd also need to recycle cuz you'd kill all life in the tank
my thoughts exactly, there's better ways then a complete nuke.
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