Algae Problems

  1. Aye Initiate Member

    so yesterday I added some plants (monte Carlo and hydroctyl) and I've noticed that some of the Monte Carlo are beginning to have very small strings of algae. I have reduced the flow by using a piece of cotton to slow down the pump, but will this be enough?
    (Dosing excel)
    (10-12 hours of sunlight)
    (Fluval spev V)

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  2. ThaiCaliber Member Member

    That's a long period of getting light. I would reduce the amount or period the tank gets lit first. If that doesn't work I would try something else like more or less fertilization. My lights are only in for about 8 hours but I have pressurized co2 and dose ferts