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Old 11-21-2009, 03:41 PM   #1
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sick tank?

can anyone help me get rid of my algea?
its just horribble i leave my tank lights on for 5 hours 6 bulbs of 46 watts each.
3 fillters 2 bio wheels and a fluval
the tank looks clean with the lights off but when i turn it on it looks and starts to get algea
please help.
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Old 11-21-2009, 03:56 PM   #2
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Please tell us more about your tank:
Size, age, sandbed, fish and the water parameters...ammonia, nitrite, PH, nitrate...for now...
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Old 11-21-2009, 04:12 PM   #3
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well 60 gallon
1 year old
3 Fish royal gramma, cinnamon clown, green wrasse
evry peremeter is good cause i did a 10 gallon water change yesterday
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What color is the algae? any pics?
What is Good...#'s?
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evry peremeter is good cause i did a 10 gallon water change yesterday
I hope you are not saying that just because you do a 10% PWC that all your water parameters are OK. BTW what type of water are you using?
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Old 11-22-2009, 02:42 PM   #6
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thincat: ill try to put some pics later on.
well ammonia is 0.00
nitrite is 0.00
ph is 8.3
and nitrate im about to check
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melosu58: i did say it cause of the water change at first but then i went ahead and cheked them and they seemed good lol i am using rodi water from my lfs and salt water that they prepare themselves for my wc
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when you say good, what are the actual numbers? to one person, one thing might seem good, when in actuality it isnt...
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well ammonia is 0.00
nitrite is 0.00
ph is 8.3
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do you test your nitrates?
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