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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #91
>From: Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com (Aquatic Plants Digest)
>To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
>Subject: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #91
>Date: Sun, Feb 13, 2000, 12:48 AM
>Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 20:21:52 -0800 (PST)
>From: Ryan Mills <millsman7 at yahoo_com>
>Subject: Re: Actinic Light & Potassium Gluconate Tablets
>Hey guys. I've been thinking about the actinic light
>some more. As some of you may know, I have a 50/50
>and two Vitalights. I have been having some problems
>with a strange bunch like algae for some time. I'm
>thinking of replacing the 50/50 with a Coralife
>Nutri-Grow lamp or another Vitalight. Both are
>relatively inexpensive. I would try a Triton, but I
>haven't found one yet. I'll let you all know if it
>makes a difference.
I had vita's and a 50/50 with no problems although I prefer the Triton now.
A chroma 50 and a GE 6500K will do fine for you too. Save yer dough. It
ain't the light, it's the balance.
Try lowering the Ph and see what happens to the algae. Is it like clumps
that grow on gravel and tubing etc? A nice green color? Rosey barbs and or
Flagfish or remove by hand. Likes redder colors in lighting. Old bulbs