green hair algae on H.cuba

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green hair algae on H.cuba

Unread postby swapanbaruah » Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:18 pm

kindly help me to get ride of green hair algae on HC ,i am using presurized CO2 and external filter.one more thing i want to ask if i do water change on alternate days,then after water change should i add fertilizer both micro & macro in the tank.I have shrimp in my affected tank so i cannot release rosy barb in tank.i am using glut also around 1 ml in alternate days,my tank dimensions are 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 feet.



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Re: green hair algae on H.cuba

Unread postby SCORPIO » Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:15 am

*Change water frequently.
*Increase flow of water
*Remove algae using a toothbrush.

I am also facing same problem but water changing schedule helping me to fight with algae.
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Re: green hair algae on H.cuba

Unread postby swapanbaruah » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:14 pm

it is not possible to remove the algae with a toothbrush as the H cuba also remove along with algae,any alternate.

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Re: green hair algae on H.cuba

Unread postby devchitra » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:07 pm

use hydrogen paraoxide to remove algae.

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Re: green hair algae on H.cuba

Unread postby teabiofeul » Mon Oct 05, 2015 5:35 pm

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Re: green hair algae on H.cuba

Unread postby KarthikC » Tue Oct 06, 2015 10:18 am

SCORPIO wrote:*Change water frequently.
*Increase flow of water
*Remove algae using a toothbrush.

I am also facing same problem but water changing schedule helping me to fight with algae.


I second this. In addition to this, maybe you can try adding few ghost shrimps (if it's compatible) or add more phosphates. Adding more plants might help too.

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