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Old 09-11-2010, 09:52 PM   #21
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Thanks mike for the comment about why were all here, that to help OP. I truly beleive thats whats made the aquarium hobby what it is today. 28yrs in the hobby and still learning.


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Do you have enough flow in the tank? I found that re-arranging my rocks ( allowing more flowthrough teh rockwork) , adding another powerhead ( I have 3 koralia 3s in my 55 gallon) and doing a few water changes ( followed by weekly changes) helped my algae issue tremendously.

I wrote an article on the subject too that might help. More than likely excess nutrients are being collected somewhere in your system. 99.9% of the time thats usually the cause of algae.. just need to find where it is ( in an un-attended to filter, behind a pile of rocks etc)

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