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Re: [APD] Hair Algae on Java Moss
My advice is to add Seachem Excel at 1.5 to 2 times dose for awhile until
it's gone. Works great.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brown, Daniel" <dpbrown at ea_com>
To: "aquatic plants digest" <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 5:14 PM
Subject: [APD] Hair Algae on Java Moss
> I started my 29G planted tank about a month ago, so far its going pretty
> good with no real algae problems except on my two pieces of java moss
> (both are attached to bogwood) which are getting completely smothered by
> the hair algae. There is the odd strand of hair algae visible in the
> rest of the tank but 98% of it is concentrated on my java moss :(
> I have some amano shrimp in the tank and they are helping a bit (but
> they are still a bit small at 1/2" and spooked easily by the fish). Is
> hair algae on java moss a common problem, does it usually clear up and
> is there are any possible remedies that don't involve chemical warfare?
> PS: The tank water parameters are in the normal safe range for an
> Amazonian tank (so normal soft water, PH is about 6), I'm using mostly
> RO water now and feeding frozen daphina or baby brine shrimp twice a day
> currently. I'm planning on moving one of the feedings to dry food
> (flake etc) next week.
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