Chaeto not growing!

Discussion in 'Algae' started by el_sillo, Apr 2, 2009.

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  1. nctinter

    nctinter Skunk Shrimp

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    I have the 6500k too and mine wasn't growing. I added another 6500 and it grows like a weed now
     
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  3. coldshot

    coldshot Blue Ringed Angel

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    Water it! That's what I do
     
  4. tigermike74

    tigermike74 Panda Puffer

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    But my chaeto has grown about 20x it's starting size under these lights. They are working for me.
     
  5. tigermike74

    tigermike74 Panda Puffer

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    Here's a pic of my cheato as of 2 weeks ago. It's larger than this now. It started out as 3 clumps the size of golf balls that merged together and grew to this size.
     

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  6. Wilber

    Wilber Fire Worm

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    Mine Litterly doubled in size overnight.


    I got a 100 Watt equiv. bulb. 6500K from lowes. and put the ligh an inch above the surface. The water Is super clear. Nusance Algea is dying off quick. I think Its because I wasnt skimming last night. So there was a lot more nutrients in the water. I also Had little white bugs show up overnight.