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05-05-2012, 02:46 AM #1Junior Member Guppy
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- May 2012
hi have a 280 liter room divider fresh water aquarium and since 3 weeks new
i notice green alge on my glass and all how can i prevent that ?
05-05-2012, 08:24 PM #2
0Originally Posted by werner74
05-05-2012, 10:03 PM #3
If tank is infront of a window:
And you want to physically fight the stuff, than to limit the light, add a piece of cardboard to the back to limit direct sun exposure. And buy a small pack of algae scrapper blade refills. Don't really need the handle, holding the rounded plastic blade in your hand directly is effective enough. And scrape the stuff off.
Also on the starvation front, you can help limit the growth by reducing the time your aquarium lights are on. A time of 8 hours is beneficial enough for plants if you have them, while minimizing the time algae can use it.
05-05-2012, 11:55 PM #4
Hi, and welcome to AC! I agree with the above!Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn. ~Chuck Clark
05-06-2012, 07:03 AM #5
Welcome to the Family!
05-06-2012, 07:47 AM #6
Welcome to the acMy therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
05-06-2012, 09:04 AM #7
Welcome to the AC....
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05-06-2012, 11:02 AM #8
Welcome and post your question in the Algae sectionKnowledge is fun(damental)
A 75 gal with eight Discus, fake plants, and a lot of wood also with sand substrate. Clean up crew is down to just two Sterba's Corys. Filters: continuous new water flow; canister w/UV, in-tank algae scrubber!! Finally, junked the nitrate removal unit from hell.
For Fishless cycling:http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
05-07-2012, 02:49 AM #9
Welcome to the community
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