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Old 10-29-2020, 10:57 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Ongoing algae war

Hi Dan,

Do you still have your test kits? What are you able to measure? Not everyone opts for water tests but I find them to be essential. Nitrate, phosphate and iron figures may prove useful. Light and nutrients are what feeds algae and BGA, which is actually a type of bacteria - cyanobacteria, to be precise. As mistergreen says, cutting back on the lighting should be a step in the right direction. I'm not familiar with Finnex lighting as I'm not in the US of A. Which model do you have?

That'll do for now.

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