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Re: Substrate q: and brown stuff

>Date: Sun, 29 Mar 1998 01:03:07 -0800
>From: jessem <jessem at direct_ca>
>Subject: Substrate q: and brown stuff

>	Also, in my 10G tank, there is a thin brown crud covering some of the
>leaves. Any ideas as to what this stuff is and how I can get rid of it?
>Is it a form of cyanobacteria? Tank specs are:

>10g tank, been setup for 2 years
>lighting: 1 14W powerglo fluorescent tube

Sounds like either diatoms or some form of brown algae.  I'd suggest
doubling your light level to cure it.


                     Hoa G. Nguyen  
SSC San Diego D371             Email: nguyenh at spawar_navy.mil 
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