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    Question What Type Of Algae Is This (and How Do I Get Rid Of It)?

    Hi, Time for an update! Firstly, I think I'm putting in enough effort with cleaning. I wipe out algae, siphon vacuum the substrate, and change about 30-35% of my water every week (except a few times a year when I'm away on holiday). Sometimes I change more than 30-35%. After the double water...
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    Question What Type Of Algae Is This (and How Do I Get Rid Of It)?

    Well I've had to throw most of my plants away due to this algae problem. Taking your advice, I've turned the lights timer right down (they are not controllable brightness) so they'll be on for about 5 hours a day in the late afternoon and evening. The double water change is in progress right...
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    Question What Type Of Algae Is This (and How Do I Get Rid Of It)?

    Thanks for identifying it and for your suggestions! I will up my water changes. But what am I trying to reduce? My nitrates are as low as I can get them (I "import" my tap water from a different region because the local tap water has quite high nitrates.) I have ordered a phosphate test and a...
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    Question What Type Of Algae Is This (and How Do I Get Rid Of It)?

    Hi, My (first and only) freshwater aquarium had been up and running and stable for about a year this January when I started to have an algae problem. There had been no changes (that I know of) since July last year. The problem has got worse and worse since January. I have been unable to...
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    Question Unwell Danio

    Bryan, thank you for your reply. I'm sorry to report that unfortunately the poor fish died last night. I guess we'll never know what was wrong. I will be keeping a close eye on the others.
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    Question Unwell Danio

    Hello all, I have an unwell danio. I wonder if anyone can help? Background: I have a 64L tank, 5 danios, 5 false julii corys. The tank is (almost exactly) a year old now. (It's my first tank.) I got the danios a year ago, and the corys last April. There are three bigger (plumper) danios and...




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