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Old 12-02-2008, 10:13 PM   #11
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I think it may be better to reduce the light to around 5 hours per day, when the cyano is gone then increase back to 8 hours as your regular lighting schedule.

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Old 12-03-2008, 10:57 AM   #12
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Here is a simple article that will help:
The DI will take out the nitrAtes. RO takes out the trace minerals and elements.

Age is relative, you are only as old as you act....of course, this works in reverse....

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Old 12-03-2008, 04:42 PM   #13
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one last thought tho how old are your bulbs that is also a contributer to it .. so it may be time to change
as to adjusting the lights take them down to 6 hours and see if that helps (about 2 weeks to see IME ) if it does once it is gone you can add an hour every couple weeks up to 10 hours per day anything over is over exposure and will help your algeas bloom . If you start to see it return bump the lights back and do another largish change of water . You can also run chemi pure as well it is a "super charged" media this should be replace every 2-3 months tho
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Thank you all for your help, I am already seeing a difference after cutting back on the lighting.

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