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Algae ID please

bizovski

Seedling
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17 Nov 2022
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Location
Croatia
Hi to all! I'm came here looking for help about an algae i can't identify. I googled a lot but couldnt find anything similar. Please help.

So I have 90 gal planted tank (rio 300). It was running fine with lots of plants. I didn't trim regularly so the tak became crowded, less flow and algae came (green thread). So I did big trim. Pulled almost everything out and replanted.

Before trim:

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and after

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The new algae

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Since then (23. october the day of replanting) I combat some algae I havent met before. Its brownish, can be easily peeled off by stirring water. Like some short stumps . And it sinks right after or attaches itself to some other plant. I don't know what it is and how to get rid of it.

After cleaning the tank and water changes it goes away but it comes back in a couple of days.

I have co2 above 30ppm, 50% water changes a week (100% rodi with remineralization, KH cca4, gh 7). Ferts daily with weekly dose n-p-k , 7-4-25 ppm. I make my own fertilizer with salts and disolve in water. For micro i use EL profito (have some other recommendation?). Fotoperiod 8h (two lamps uniq fs 900 cca 135w led 100% and jbl solar natur 57w 100%).

The tank today:

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Please help!
 

tigertim

Member
Joined
11 Jan 2015
Messages
145
Location
Hull
The brown algea sounds like diatoms and usually this goes away on its own and nothing to be concerned about, the other looks like beard algea ?
i would just stick with your routine and give the plants time to mature again as doesnt look to be anything wrong with your routine ?
btw i would add some floating plants, this may well help.
 
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