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Old 09-13-2018, 04:49 PM   #1
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Is this brown algae?

Is this brown algae? And how do I remove whatever it is. It's a fuzzy brown layer on my river sand substrate. The tank is a 33 gallon planted tank with 2 opaline gouramis. The water looks dirty because i tried to remove that stuff using a net and moved the sand too much.Click image for larger version

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Old 09-13-2018, 05:58 PM   #2
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Research Diatom algae and determine if it applies to your situation.
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Research Diatom algae and determine if it applies to your situation.
I did that. Turns out it's because it's a newly set up tank so the substrate has a lot of excess nutrients in it
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