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Old 04-02-2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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To clean or not to clean that is my question

Hi All,

My back panel is sprouting some algae ad you can see from this pic. And has been like this for a while neither getting better or worse.



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Although there is no massive growth on my rocks or sandbed etc will this become a nuisance or is it helping balance chemicals and provide a better water balance?

As always thanks in advance

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Old 04-02-2012, 04:22 PM   #2
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IMO algae scraping on the back glass is a loosing battle. I just let it grow as much as it wants on the back and keep the sides and front clean.
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IMO algae scraping on the back glass is a loosing battle. I just let it grow as much as it wants on the back and keep the sides and front clean.
I'm much of the same opinion it give the tank a bit more character. Obviously if it got unsightly it would have to go.
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Leave it,,the fish will nibble it and scraping it is really going to set off a bloom everywhere..A perfectly clean tank really isn't a good thing
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