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Thread: hair algae help

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    Sorry, I just noticed you had posted your nitrate level was at 20ppm. I just missed that until now. Keeping your nitrates from getting higher than 20ppm is pretty good and not too high.

    With long lighting periods that you had, that can be enough to really fuel algae, even more so with some ferts. Sometimes the elements in your ferts (even tho it may not contain nitrates) can help to feed algae. Lower nitrate levels will also help to reduce algae.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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    I use EasyCarbo in a tank that's the same size as yours, although I don't have CO2 injection. I believe EasyCarbo is very similar to Excel (others may correct me if I am wrong) and it does work well for spot treatments. I would recommend you switch your filter off for 10 minutes when doing the spot treatments to keep the stuff where you want it.

    I've not had any issues with EasyCarbo and vals melting, but I have had LOTS of shrimp deaths when I used it on my 30 litre tank at a half dose. It took me forever to realise it was the EasyCarbo.
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

    ~ 350 Litre Tank Journal ~ ~ 30 Litre Tank Journal ~

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    well for whatever reason it subsided a bit today, maybe it was the water change, i'll keep an eye on it, thanks for all the help

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