Green Water!

Discussion in 'Aquarium Plants' started by guppylove23, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. guppylove23Valued MemberMember

    :;scuba the water in my fish tank turned green!!! i have no clue why. there isnt algae, the plants are healthy, and the tank is cycled. why is it green? will it hurt my fish?:;dk
  2. mathas

    mathasWell Known MemberMember

    Last edited: Dec 21, 2009
  3. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

  4. Jaysee

    JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    An ultraviolet filter will help to control and prevent green water.

    I use this in my 45 that gets direct sunlight with great success.  
  5. gunner13Well Known MemberMember

    Sounds like an algae bloom. I had one and alls i did was keep the light off for 4-5 days and put it on for feeding. Try this method. Good luck,

  6. Gouramiguy17

    Gouramiguy17Well Known MemberMember

    One thing you could do, if you have a willow tree, get a branch about 1/2-1 inch in thickness and stick the bottom in you tank. The branch uses extra nutrients and gets rid of green water
  7. OP

    guppylove23Valued MemberMember

    no trees here in nyc :(
    ill try these things!!

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