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Old 04-09-2009, 10:51 PM   #1
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yet another algae question

so i've noticed that i have algae growing on my filter. is the water running accross the filter going to spread algae growth through out my tank?

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Old 04-10-2009, 12:41 PM   #2
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Algae is everywhere .... it grows when the conditions are right. I wouldn't try to keep algae totally out of the tank (you can't). As long as the tank condition is such that the algae is not a nuisance, I wouldn't worry.
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