Re: Hair algae problems
>From: Paul Rothel <prothel at bright_net>
>Date: Sun, 14 Apr 1996 22:27:34 -0400
>Subject: Beard Algea--I Need Help
>Can anyone please help me with my algea problem.
> I think its called Brush algea or beard algea,
>you know that hair like stuff that grows on plant leafs
>mostly but also grows on other things in the aquarium? I
>have a 30 gal tank, use CO2 injection, Water temp 77, 60
>watts of Full Spectrum bulbs -10 hrs daily, do a 7-8 gal
>water change every 10-12 days. I asked alot of people in
>pet stores, have gotten a lot of answers, and none of them
>have helped. Its is destroying my plants. Please help!
Go to the Krib, http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~aquaria/Krib/ , and look in
the index. Under plants, you will find a section on algae and algae
control. See if anything there might be useful.
Paul Krombholz Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS 39174
where I got my income tax done but ought to be grading lab reports, now.