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  1. frothhelmet

    BBA on my A. nanas still hold even after bleach treatment

    Ramshorn snails will eat BBA. No need to bleach.
  2. frothhelmet

    Green thread algae

    That depends. What is the root cause afflicting your tank that is actually bothering you? If it is just the algae then a palliative solution is just as good as a causal one. I agree that it may be preferable to get at the root of the problem for mental piece of mind though, assuming this is...
  3. frothhelmet

    Green Spot Algae, Anubias Nana Petite

    The only thing I have ever found to remove GSA is a nerite. So I would recommend one. When you see it, keep placing it in a spot with GSA. You will be glad you did.
  4. frothhelmet

    Green thread algae

    I had this problem and regular water changes and adding an amano solved it.
  5. frothhelmet

    Dammit BBA!

    also could just add some ramshorns. they eat BBA loads.
  6. frothhelmet

    Green thread algae

    add an amano shrimp.
  7. frothhelmet

    Still in deep trouble with a type of algae

    Don't dump the wood. That looks like soft algae. Get some ramshorn snails and MTS to eat the algae for you.
  8. frothhelmet

    BBA I've tried everything

    The best biological control is definitely ramshorn snails which eat BBA and breed in your tank to numbers which control the algae.
  9. frothhelmet

    Is algae always bad?

    depends if the algae is on equipment/decorations or plant leaves. If the latter the plants can suffer. Also, some nasty algaes like spirogyra tend to keep growing and growing, dominating the layout and leaving little room for else. So ya, depends on the type of algae and where it's located in...
  10. frothhelmet

    Clarification on BGA or Staghorn

    It's def not BGA. But I am not sure that is BBA. It doesnt seem to have the 'tufty-ness' of BBA. Can you take a closer picture of the algae?
  11. frothhelmet

    I love algae

    i'm sending over an exorcist. go with with Christ.