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Old 12-17-2017, 10:58 AM   #1
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What should I use?

Hi, I a have a 25l tank with 7 fish in (guppies and neon tetras) which is quite a lot I know but Iíve noticed that brown algae has started to appear on the gravel, ornaments and glass. Itís not a lot but I know how fast it can spread so Iím thinking of using phosguard has anyone ever used this or any cheap alternative? I do 25% water changes weekly and have my light on 10 hours per day. I have anacharis, Java fern and Marimo moss balls in and just standard white gravel.
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If it is brown it may just be diatoms .They happen pretty often in new tanks ..
How old is your tank?
Most just let it eat itself out of house and home..It feeds on silicates..
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If it is brown it may just be diatoms .They happen pretty often in new tanks ..
How old is your tank?
Most just let it eat itself out of house and home..It feeds on silicates..


The tank is under a month old, thanks for your help
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Search diatoms in new aquariums..
I would just wait it out...
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