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Re: NFC: Adopt-A-Tank help needed on blue green algae, overfeeding

Consider removing the light, or having it on for much less time a day --
you'll see a big change in the algae, for the better.


IndyEsox at aol_com wrote:
> In a message dated 8/30/00 9:31:17 AM US Central Standard Time,
> JLW at pi_dune.net writes:
> <<
>  The blue green algae will not respond to antibiotics, and is being
>  caused by a high level of pollution, likely overfeeding.  You have to do
>  something about that.  It does, also, like high-light -- are you getting
>  a lot of sunlight or somesuch from somewhere?   An antibiotic is a
>  dangerous short term solution -- look into solving the problem before
>  you put a temporary patch over it.
>   >>
> Lots of indirect ambient light; it is an old Carnegie library with lots of
> huge windows.  Also has double bulb florescent light on about 10 hours per
> day.

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