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Re: NFC: Adopt-A-Tank help needed on blue green algae, overfeeding
less light per day won't do it---but if you leave it off totally for
awhile you might have a chance but I doubt it.
Date sent: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 12:10:13 -0400
From: "Joshua L. Wiegert" <JLW at pi_dune.net>
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To: nfc at actwin_com
Subject: Re: NFC: Adopt-A-Tank help needed on blue green algae, overfeeding
Send reply to: nfc at actwin_com
> 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.
> Joshua L. Wiegert
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