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Brown Algae


>Date: Tue, 29 Jul 1997 03:11:59 -0500 (CDT)
>From: Michael W McGrath <mcgrath at citilink_com>
>To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
>Subject: Brown Algae
>I just setup, about a month or so ago, a 20long tank, plain gravel
>substrate, with some water stargrass, rotala sp. and willow moss. I filter
>an Aqua clear mini, do daily water changes(1 gallon). It has about 17
>apisto cactuoides that are 60 or so day s old. Now I seem to get
>brown algae heara and there on the glass, no big deal, but
>its also on the gravel in spots, and now its getting on the plants.
>Some of plants have like spider web effect of the stuff on it, with the
>slow water current giv9ing it that effect. Now is this because of
>too much light and not enough of plants, or something related to
>decaying food or matter of some sort. Thanks a million
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