ebirving Posted July 26, 2021 Share Posted July 26, 2021 I'm trying to optimize a planted 55-gallon tank and recently upgrade to the Fluval 3.0 LED light. Some of my plants are really thriving, which is great! But unfortunately, the algae seems to also like all of the light and I now have stringy brown algae all over everything. I'm not really sure how to get rid of it. I have nerite snails and a pleco. I also have some dark green algae growing on the leaves of my anubias plants that does not seem to be able to be scraped off. I'd eventually love to get a CO2 setup, but right now it's out of my price range. I'd love some advice from an experienced aquarist on how to adjust the light settings to reduce the algae growth. I've attached a screen shot of the light cycle I'm currently using. I'm also dosing the aquarium with liquid carbon daily. Appreciate any help from an expert! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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