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Old 06-23-2014, 10:37 PM   #1
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Algae - should I be concerned?

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I'm starting to get a lot of this algea.
Should I be concerned? Will it take over my tank?
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Old 06-23-2014, 10:50 PM   #2
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I would try to manually remove as much as possible.. After that, definitely increase the flow. Those should help, however, you need to address the underlying issue. Why is it growing? How often are you doing water changes? How much do you feed? Are you topping off with R/O?


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Old 06-23-2014, 11:20 PM   #3
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That algae is a sign that you have high nitrates and phosphates. Large water changes along with physical removal will be required to fix the issue before the algae gets out of control.
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Thank you everyone for your help
I think I'm due for quicker water changes

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