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Old 08-07-2006, 10:06 AM   #1
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green hair algea

Hi all I seem to be having a problem with green hair like algea. Any suggestions on what I can do to get rid of it? It is starting to make my tank look bad. Thanks Sue

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How much/what are you feeding?
How long are you running your lights?
I have read some folks had sucess by using a toothbrush and siphon to help remove it. Be careful, because it can spread if you break it off. I took my rock out and scrubbed it in old SW.

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Try to find the root of the problem which is probably nitrates and/or phosphates. Great article- http://www.aquariumadvice.com/articl...q=2&fldAuto=14
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