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Old 02-20-2006, 01:29 PM   #1
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Thread algae

What conditions trigger the growth of thread algae?
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Do you add iron? Iron is the one thing that I notcie that will trigger the growth of thread algea.
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I agree.. i was getting a bit of thread algae on the discharge of my filter, Cut back on Iron dosing with flourish and it stopped
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