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Old 10-10-2011, 02:00 PM   #1
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Brown algae

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I need help for my 600 ltr tank its been for 3 mounth i noticed from 2 week a brown algae grew as spot i did the test and i found po3 high !! I made a partial water chang with po3 removal ! I did the test again after 4 day i found every thing normal ! But the algae brown still grow and turning with fine green . The light system been setup t5 10 hour and hid 8 hours ....... Plz i need an advise
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Old 10-10-2011, 02:58 PM   #2
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Sounds like diatoms, nothing to worry about, a sign of a cycled tank, leave it and it should go, or scub it off. Nerite snails cleared mine up in days if your looking for something to help keep it down and algae away.
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algae, brown algae

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