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    Welcome :) Tell us about yourself

    Its just got worse - 10 points for next season! Where do you live now?
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    Welcome :) Tell us about yourself

    Mark from Luton Hi all Im married and in my mid 40s with 2 great kids who have nearly finished school. I live on the outskirts of Luton and support the not so mighty Hatters. Im into all types of sports and love nature to. I have a pond in the garden, a hedgehog box and lots of bird...
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    Algae on Substrate

    To Be honest I have just broken it up and turned it over. Probably slimey rather than fluffy
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    Algae on Substrate

    Hi Guys I wonder if you can help. I have a tank 36x18x15 I have a nutricianal substrate covered in a crystal like gravel which I got from Hobbyfish in Milton Keynes I have no CO2 but my plants are growing well, although I have gone for easy growing varieties, Vallis etc I also have an...
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    Brown Algae

    Thanks for that, at the moment I have the lights on for 4 hours off for three and on for 4 on. I have converted my garage so the only light it gets is for the lights. I will step up my water changes. Thanks for your help
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    Brown Algae

    Hi all This is my first post I have set up a community tank that has been going for 5 weeks now. All the plants are doing well especially the Vallis. The only problem I am having is Brown Algae which seems to to most prominant just above the gravel. Any advice would be great Thank you
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