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Old 02-05-2012, 03:01 PM   #1
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Black hair algea on my plants...

How do I get rid of it?
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Old 02-05-2012, 03:06 PM   #2
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We're going to need to know tons more. What are you tank's specs? Light (NOT WPG), ferts, parameters, CO2, plants, etc. A picture of said algae will probably also help loads.
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I have a 29 gallon with 2 marineland double brights on top. My plants are 2 swords, some dwarf sag, a parrot feather (I think) and water wisteria, also a piece of hornwort. I use root tabs and the api co2 booster. I have also been putting in sachem florian once a week
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Can you describe the algae at all?
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Old 02-05-2012, 03:37 PM   #5
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It looks like black hair with dandruff
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Old 02-05-2012, 03:45 PM   #6
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maybe BBA?
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Bba? What's that
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Can you get a pic?
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and bba is black brush algae
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If it is BBA, Flag fish and Siamese algae eaters have been known to eat it. I know proper c02 levels will stunt its growth. I can't give you advice on c02 and lighting as I'm still learning myself.
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Old 02-05-2012, 07:08 PM   #11
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See the furry stuff on the dwarf sag

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