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    Black beard algae in my tank?

    Just an update after a week. This is my tank after a water change. I see new BBA growing on my plants and substrate. Is there anything else I can do? Or just keeping the maintenance and hoping this thing die anytime soon? Nitrates are kept on 20ppm And thank you so much for your help one more...
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    Black beard algae in my tank?

    Well, this is my tank after a water change. I have set up the timer to turn on the lights at 3:30pm and to turn off the lights at 11:30pm as I’m at home during the evening and I would like to enjoy my tank. Is that a right move? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Black beard algae in my tank?

    My lights work with a timer. Light on at 9:30am and light off at 10:30pm every day. I have tested my tap water and it does not have nitrates at all. I do a partial water change once a week and I change 50% of the water. I always clean the substrate as much as I can and do a maintenance to my...
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    Black beard algae in my tank?

    Also, I don’t use any fertilizers. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Black beard algae in my tank?

    Hello Byron, I’m not sure about my lights as I am using the lights that came with my Marina LED 5G kit. I’ve contacted them and they mentioned it’s 7000K but not sure. I will try to measure all you have requested using some apps, it’s not going to be exact but I guess it can give us a clue...
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    Black beard algae in my tank?

    Hello guys, Thank you very much for your help. I will try everything you have recommended. Can you help me to confirm if it is BBA or Cyanobacteria? as I am able to see “hair” Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Black beard algae in my tank?

    Hello guys, I’m totally lost on this. I’ve been fighting against what I believe is BBA for like 6 months with no success. I don’t know what else to do. I’ve even used Tetra Algae Control which killed all of the algae but 2 weeks later it came back. I use Seachem excel daily too. I hope you...
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