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Re:Redness and Algae Bloom

I was wondering if anyone knows how to bring out the red colors in 
plants.  I have some ludwigia in my tank that was originally completely 
red when I got it.  It then turned green with red highlights in my 
community tank and in my new discus tank it eventually turned green. I 
think that it started changing in the discus tank, when I got a new 
heater for the tank and raised the temp from 75 to 85. Is this red 
pigment dependent on temperature?  Or is there  something else at work.

A seperate issue is pertaining to algae blooms. I recently had a problem 
with proper ph causing the biggest algae bloom I have ever seen. A whole 
weekend of work and a pound of diatom pouder wasn't enough to allow me to 
even see into the tank.  I spoke with a person over at aquarium 
pharmaceudicals about it, and he sent me some phos-zorb and a phosphate 
test kit.  After using the 2 packets for  3 days almost all the algae was 
gone. I got the phos-zorb on friday and by sunday I could see into the 
tank. To day only a very slight haze is present.  If you have an algae 
bloom use phospate reisins,  they are great.  Only problem is that it 
absorbed almost all the phosphate, so I had to supplement with a little 
proper ph.