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    I have to reinforce what others are saying. Never remove more than half of your filter media. That is where the bulk of the beneficial...
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    tfreema replied to the thread What kind of algae is this??.
    Yeah, but he is from my brother-in-law that passed away about 8 years ago. I don’t know how old he was then so he is probably about 10...
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    tfreema replied to the thread Ammonia levels high.
    Ok, I am not seeing the picture and not sure what filter you are referring to. You want something with lots of filter media like...
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    tfreema replied to the thread What kind of algae is this??.
    I will add that I have been able to control it with a lot of work in pulling wood and pieces I could remove, cleaning off any algae I...
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    tfreema replied to the thread Ammonia levels high.
    There is no filter indicated. That is a big part of your problem. If you replaced the filter and did not keep the old filter running...
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    tfreema replied to the thread What kind of algae is this??.
    Black beard algae. The worst of the worst. Some fish eat it, but have to be hungry. If well fed, they just graze. I have found adding...
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    tfreema replied to the thread Ammonia levels high.
    Ok, lots to unpack here. I am glad you got a good test kit through this process. I will post in a link to learn about the nitrogen...
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