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Old 05-21-2013, 12:44 AM   #11
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I tell you having an ro/di is not cheap lol. Some people would settle for an ro water from the machine in the grocery store.
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:45 PM   #12
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I finally started to win my battle with hair algae this past week. About two weeks ago I made it a point to pluck out unwanted algae. If the the hair algae gets too long your snails and crabs wont touch it. Second thing I did was to place my snails on the target areas. If you find them on your aquarium walls slide them off and put them on/near the areas of growth.

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Old 05-22-2013, 11:22 PM   #13
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My guess is that you have been using tap water and not realizing it by not changing out your RO/DI pads. I'd also change out the Phosphaguard for a straight GFO like Rowaphos.
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