Currently I have brown algae(diatoms) in my tank/on plastic plants but I would like to grow green algae, would leaving my tank light on longer help grow green algae? Or what would help?
Reduce Water Movement — By reducing water movement, it will help encourage algae to grow in your aquarium tank. However, try not to reduce it too much since your fish still needs oxygenated water from the oxygen provided by either your filter or air pump to live. Leave the light on