1. BenjP

    Staghorn and trimming H. pinnatifida: how much is too much?

    Hi all, I recently had a cheap Wilko plug timer conk out on me, resulting in my Co2 running 24hrs a day for what must have been the best part of a week. I've replaced the faulty timer, but unsurprisingly I'm now facing Co2-related algae issues in the form of a particularly nasty staghorn...
  2. Crazy_Walrus

    Macro nutrients

    Hi, So I've been having issues with staghorn aglea and I think it's due to lack of macro nutrients. Can I use flourish NPK with my usual fertilizers to help my plants grow better? Neither my high or low tech are highly stocked
  3. Kezzab

    Has anyone successfully got rid of staghorn?

    I ask because in my (limited) experience, once it's arrived in your tank it stays and gets worse, irrespective of what you do - until the point you remove all your livestock and apply nuclear levels of glutaraldehyde. I've read all the staghorn threads so I doubt there's anything new anyone can...
  4. Kezzab

    Radical algae treatment... tadpoles?

    I have two nano tanks running. One is high tech, cost me god knows how much and causes me mostly stress. It is covered in staghorn algae and houses about 6 shrimp (2 Amano, 4 cherry). The other cost the sum total of £15, features so far unidentified plants, dirt and assorted wildlife from our...
  5. Kezzab

    Is 200+ PAR causing problem?

    Despite doing just about everything that i've read to address this, i'm persistently getting staghorn algae and some GBA. The staghorn is mainly affecting Juncus Repens, and to a lesser extent the Weeping Moss. It is not touching the Rotala or Hydocolyte or Crypts. Trying to pick it off with...