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Re: [APD] My New 90 gallon Setup

I believe Beth Lang wrote this email section below:
> My 90 gallon tank has been cycled for about 2 weeks now.  I used Biospira as
> I couldn't stand to wait the 6 weeks it would take to cycle.  It is a
> partially planted tank with half fluorite, half gravel.  Right now there are
> only 7 fish in there which I plan to slowly build up.  The lighting is just
> a hair over 2.4 wpg.  I have no plans right now to start messing around with
> C02.   I tested the water today and ammonia is 0, nitrites 0, ph 7.4 and
> nitrate 0.

> The plants seem to be doing well but I am seeing long stringy algae,
> especially on the driftwood.  There is the start of brown algae on the back
> walls.  Last week I spoke to someone at the LFS and he suggested that I
> start fertilizing.  I said not yet but now I'm thinking I should.  

What is the KH, GH, Phosphate levels of the water?

Perhaps you are over feeding?

Stuart Halliday
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