Originally Posted by tecwzrd
It's unlikely that the LED
lights alone are causing algae to grow. The fact that they are directly below them is probably just a coincidence.
Algae is caused by many factors but the main one is too many nutrients in the water.
Do you still just have the yellow wrasse and two damsels in your 60 gal
? Does your skimmer still work well? Are you feeding lightly? Do you use ro
or is your tap no3
free? Are your PC
lights more then 8 months old?
i have the yellow wrasse, a royal gamma, and a marine beta. skimmer works pretty well, i feed .5 of a frozen cube eod. i use ro
from the water store. the pc
's are brand new as of this month. the "algae" isnt there unless the pc
's are on. maybe it something reflecting inside the sand or something? when it's just daylight , or led
you cant tell it's there. i have always tested the water in the tank and never straight from the source, i guess it would be a pretty good idea to do so. i use this water for other hobbies of mine and it has always produced great results, but i'll check it anyway.