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Hair Algae

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by Sorted7, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. Sorted7

    Sorted7 Registered

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    I have recently had lots of hair algae growing in my tank.. can anyone help me solve this problem as it is getting a bit out of had now. All water test are fine so not sure what I can do. Only a small 110ltr tank with couple of fish and corals
     
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    how long as the tank been set up ?
     
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    Hi, my tank has been up and running for 2years now
     
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    ok so that eliminates new tank syndrome

    you mat have elevated nutrients which the algae is using before you get to detect it

    ive recently started using the maxspect bio media and nitrates have almost gone

    might be worth a try
     
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    I’ve just ordered some now will give a try. Would my light settings have anything to do with it? I have a AI prime HD. The see setting are shown in pic. Am I running it to long?.
     

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    that looks fine

    its red and green light that algae uses
     
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