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Old 07-02-2004, 05:19 PM   #1
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Best way to rid your tank of brown algae?

i leave my lights on for 8 1/2 hours, my tank finished cycling about 2 weeks ago..this diatom is covering everything especially my sand
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It should pass in time.... Give it a couple weeks this is a natural stage in the tank maturing.
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Hm I thought I already replied to this.. guess I posted in the wrong thread lol.. anyway, inrease the waterflow over any brown areas and they will clear up in a few days.
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