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Re: Re: Algae Sequestering of Nutrients

On the topic of algae in the substrate next to the glass I have this in
one tank.  THe tank has a fine sand substrate with a small amount of
laterite and peat.  Only one short side of the tank has this growth which
has a look very close to slime or blue green algae.  It occurs entirely
below the surface and only on one side.

I think I have a good reason for this.  It is the side close (about 6-8
feet) from a window which gets strong morning sun.  I think that although
I have not seen the sunbeam actually strike the tank (I am not an early
riser) that enough ambient light is present for this problem.  On the
other sides there is no problem like this.
o    Mike Nielsen                                                        u 
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e    mnielsen at u_arizona.edu                                              o