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Re: Disinfection/beard algae

I wouldn't be a bit surprised to find an algae deluge, unless the SAE's keep 
it under control. I have beard algae in a tank, and the stuff got way out of 
control when I tried adding iron. Nitrate/phosphate levels seem unrelated to 
its growth.


>  few days ago I finally got the phosphate and ion test-kit that
>  I mail ordered. Phosphate is still a little high, so I will keep the
>  extra plants a little longer, although the aquarium now looks most
>  like an impenetrable jungle. When phosphate is lower I will slowly
>  start trimming and removing. Ion was zero, so I have added fertilizer
>  that is high in ion. Nitrate was 5-15 through the whole thing.