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Adams family swords
My algal war is down to one troublesome bugger; a filamentous sort of algae
which grows in long spider web like strands, breaks off and hangs up on
Currently I am dosing .5ml per day of tropica mastergrow yielding a Lamotte
iron test reading of about .05 or less. My plant growth has slowed
considerably and the amazon swords have effectively stopped growth and are
turning yellow. When I increase daily fertilizer dosage the filamentous
sort of algae responds as quickly and vigorously as my hygro polysperma.
What can I do to improve my swords and not this filamentous sort of algae?
60 gal (2 months old)
Fluorescent C-50 lighting 120 watts for 8 hours 40 watts for 12 hours
CO2 enriched, pH 6.9 (lights on) to 7.2 (lights out)
GH 9, KH 6, nitrite and ammonia 0 (Tetra test kit)
Plain gravel substrate, 4 inches, with duplarit g in the bottom inch