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Old 12/03/2017, 02:51 PM   #7
houstonreefer20
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How long has the alga been growing?
It's been problematic the past few months.

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How widespread is it?
I wouldnt say crazy bad, but it does cover the surface of most of my rock and some of the sand bed.

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What type of alga is it?
Green hair, and some sort of brown powdery algae - diatom?


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What have you tried to reduce the growth and for how long have you tried each method?
I havent tried anything extreme, just monitoring parameters.


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How long has the nitrate concentration been 10 ppm? Was it ever lower?
It's been like this for months - I havent been able to get it lower.

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How long have the biopellets been in use?
3 months or so.

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What was the nitrate and phosphate levels when you started?
They've hovered at the same parameters for the past 6 months +.

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Was the alga growing then?
Maybe? It was so long ago that I dont know the details.


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