Algae won't go Away

Discussion in 'Algae' started by SuperScro, Jun 26, 2007.

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  1. lunatik_69

    lunatik_69 Giant Squid

    Jul 10, 2007
    Miami, FL
    The algae problem that you having could be caused by over feeding. How often do you feed your tank/live stock? If your feeding to much, what will happen is the uneaten food and waste will turn into ammonia. If you have a good biological filter system, that will turn ammonia into nitrite and then hopefully into nitrate. Algae feeds on nitrates. You should look into getting some kind of macroalgae to " eat " the nitrates. Or do water changes more often. Before you do anything, get your water tested.