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Old 10-31-2020, 08:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: Ongoing algae war

In a planted aquarium phosphates do not cause algae. In fact "green spot" algae can be stopped by overdosing phosphate. Plants have to have phosphorous in order to grow, so we always want some phosphate in the water.
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