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Old 09-19-2011, 09:14 PM   #1
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Green algae

Anyone know the best way to get rid of green algae...my whole tank is starting to look very green
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:35 PM   #2
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I have a pump with a built in UV light, seems to do the trick for me. You could do some research and see if a UV light may help you.
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This is a great battle plan

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Old 09-19-2011, 09:55 PM   #4
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a 1/8 to1/4 teaspoon of sugar( depending on the size of the tank) disolved and added once a week in the tank for a few weeks can work...ive heard it from a saltwater fish store owner ,i tried it a few yrs ago and it worked i had a coworker that tried it an he said it worked..( i dont know of the perfect dose per gal. of tank though) but sugar disolves green algae......(.I Should Say It Helps For Green Hair Algea)...
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Old 09-20-2011, 12:09 AM   #5
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So are we talking carbon dosing?
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:56 AM   #6
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So are we talking carbon dosing?
I really dont know what you call it,just heard using a pinch of sudar will help rid green hair algae
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:26 AM   #7
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I wouldn't put sugar in my tank unless you know the specific amount and have absolutely no other choice
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