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10 Gallon Algae Attack
I didn't get any responses the other day on my big
post so here's another try.
1 36 watt AH PCF
50 GPH Duetto
Yeast co2 - PH 6.7
7 dGH, 5 dKH
.5ml Flourish, .25 Flourish Iron per day
5 ml Flourish Potassium per week
4-6 N (Lamotte), .2-.5 P
As I said, there was some hair algae on the riccia I
put in. I thought that if I kept things in the
suggested ranges it would be ok. I have noticed that
this tank goes through a lot less nutrients than my
nearly spotless 30. I think the problem may be that
the plants just aren't established enough and/or
enough of them. They are growing, but have a bunch of
fuzz on them now.
Today I added 3 black mollies and six Caridina
japonica which are all munching away. Also some
1. Am I correct in thinking that the cause is just
that things aren't quite established? My 30 has
almost the same exact conditions but in that tank I
need no herbivores.
2. Are ghost shrimp compatible with the japonica? I
could add a bunch of those for cheap.
3. The glosso looks a bit yellow. Is it safe to add
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