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  1. Lozbug

    Green algae.

    lol - kinda guessed hat would be an answer. sorry for the bearness of the tank, i dont know why i didnt plant this one up?!, as every tank ive had ive always had planted. may not be beautiful looking, but always planted (thou am working on the beauty-ness now lol) varietys of goldfish are know...
  2. Lozbug

    Green algae.

    wipes of the glass pretty easy, so it'd be dust then? dosnt come of the pot, and rocks as easy thou. bets thing to do is plant up then yeh? (was gonna anyways, so i can just bring it forward some)
  3. Lozbug

    Green algae.

    Hi & Thanks. cleaning schedule is 30-40% water change every 2 weeks. external filter cleaned approx every 2 months, internal 1 month. sponge media replaced only when absolutly needed, cleaned only in tank water. nothing added recently, last additon was the ranchu, but that was well over a...
  4. Lozbug

    Fluffy Brown Hair Algae

    cheers - yup am already working on the Co2 thang....... least i know what it is ta.v.much
  5. Lozbug

    Fluffy Brown Hair Algae

  6. Lozbug

    Green algae.

    okay.... 100 ltr 30W GRO T8 lighting (on approx 10 hrs per day) Tetratec in800 Fluval ex 105 Tetratec APS100 Temp currently 24C - no heater. PH 7.5 Nitrate 4 Nitite 0 Ammonia 0 TAP Water PH 8.5 Nitrate 0 Nitite 0 Ammonia 0
  7. Lozbug

    Fluffy Brown Hair Algae

    okay heres what i can provide you with: PH 7 Nitrate 7 Nitrite 0 Ammonia 0 26 C (300w heater) Rio 300 TetraTec EX1200 TetraTec APS300 Lights: 2x 38W (1x white, 1x daylight) with reflectors. (lights on for approx 10 hours per day) all gravel no specific substrate, had bog wood & couple large...
  8. Lozbug

    Fluffy Brown Hair Algae

    cheers. will get you the info i need when home (on lunch atm!) tank has been set-up since January... Rio 300... will tets my tap levels....but soft water naturally am 99% certain now. did buy new lights for it, maybe i went too high? will confirm what they are this evening, Thanks
  9. Lozbug

    Green algae.

    Hi, the tank has been running for approx 3 months (had to strip it down). my tank i was using previously was too 'deep' for the fish. it is non hair algae, blanket ish (but not like youd have in a pond). slimey. will check my light setup when im home, and try for pic too (thou it had a bit...
  10. Lozbug

    Green algae.

    My coldwater tank suffers badly from green algae, it covers rocks, gravel, wood, sides of glass – you name it!! It is currently unplanted – bar one lonely moss ball. 100 ltr, housing 1x Tosakin, 1x Ranchu & 4x wcmm. Fluval external filter, plus tetra internal. Any thoughts on best course...
  11. Lozbug

    Fluffy Brown Hair Algae

    Hi all. My tropical tank suffers badly from the brown fluffy hairy algae - mainly grows on the bog wood and rocks, and the non fluffy version is growing on the plants. Plants I’m not to fussed about - as after chatting to the guys at the weekend I realise it me that’s going wrong with no...
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