NESWHAWK Posted December 3, 2022 Share Posted December 3, 2022 Currently having an issue controlling green hair algae in my 40 breeder. Tank is approximately 6 months old. Currently stocked with 12 gold shell dwellers, 5 nerite snails. As far as plants I have: 2 Anubias bateri, 2 pogostemon stellus octopus, 2 dwarf sag, and several crypts. I use both root tabs and easy green (once week - three pumps). For the past few months I can't seem to control the hair algae, and not sure any other fish or shrimp that may eat the algae can coexist with the shellys. I try to manually remove as much as I can but it is stating to choke out all my live plants. Any suggestions? I have very hard water where I live GH 300+, ph @7.0-7.2, Nitrites 0, Nitrates @ 20-25, KH @45. Temp at 78 degrees, lights on "natural cycle" for 7 hours. First post here, I appreciate the help in advance! NESWHAWK Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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