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Green Water - Help
I have a 55 gal setup that is 3 weeks old. I have a 175 watt MH light on 12
hours per day. I have CO2 injection with PMDD added. My plants have been
in for about 1.5 weeks and are growing very well. My problem is green
I went to the archives and the FAQ and read all about green water. It has
been talked about quite extensively. Unfortunately, many of the ways to get
rid of green water are opposites. Some recommend doing nothing and waiting,
others recommend varying the light source (some up, some down), still others
suggest varying the nutrients (some suggest too few, some too much). Others
recommend introducing daphnia (I am having a hard time finding out what it
is and where to get it). I have a population of snails (they must have come
with the plants). Hair algae does not seem to be as much of a problem.
My real desire is to learn as much as I can about aquatic gardening and to
that end I am not adverse to experimenting. I am willing to do 100% water
changes, live with green water while the tank cycles, whatever it takes. I
would like to know that I am on the right track, however.
Can anyone help?
mlehman at watchit_com