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Old 04-30-2006, 06:56 PM   #1
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Algae

I have alot of algae in my 75 tank. I have a coralife 300watt power compact light that is on around 11 hours daily. Is this the cause of the algae or what? What can i do to make my tank look better?
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Old 04-30-2006, 07:30 PM   #2
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Unwanted algae is generally a product of excess nutrients in the water. Mainly PO4 is a large contributer. I suggest testing for PO4 and begin a frequent water change schedule using RO/DI water. Can you desribe the algae or provide a pic?
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