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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1465
"John T. Fitch"wrote:
> In November, there was a question about the green algae that sometimes
> on the glass walls of the tank. It is not spot algae, but rather a
> uniform "film" over the entire surface. On 23 Nov. 2001, Tom Barr, writing
> I'm sure about the same type of algae, said, "It's obviously a fast growth
> specialist. It doesn't grow on any plants though. Glass only. In higher
> lighted tanks I have seen this one grow back in 2 hours after cleaning!
I had this same algae in two of my tanks, and following Tom Barr's advice, I
reduced my photoperiod and it dissapeared. It has not returned.