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    Hair algae overrunning tank...

    Hi, I have a 30 gal tank. I change the water out every two weeks. The plants (live) and being overrun with dark green hair algae. I have been doing some research and found that hydrogen peroxide (3ML, every other day) will get rid of it. Any comments on this? I appreciate your help.
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    First time testing my water...

    there are no plants in the aquarium
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    First time testing my water...

    Not sure about the chloramine in the source water. I have not cycled the water since I started it up three weeks ago.
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    First time testing my water...

    Thank you. Are the PH readings OK. Is there something I can add to the water to reduce the ammonia?
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    First time testing my water...

    Hi, I just finished testing my aquarium water with the API Freshwater Master Test Kit. I have had my 29 gallon tank for three weeks. I have a gourami, two small corys, one black molly, five tetras, three danios. My tank temperature is 78 degrees. Here are my test results: Ph - 7.2 High Ph...
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    Back at it again after 60 years!!

    Thank you so much. I will try your suggestions maybe this weekend. I have a filter that hangs over the back. To clean the gravel, do i just stir it up? I just ordered an API test kit.
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    Back at it again after 60 years!!

    Thank you. I will try you suggestions maybe this weekend.
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    Back at it again after 60 years!!

    Greetings to all. When I was a young boy, I was a devoted tropical fish enthusiast. I had several tanks, and I raised guppies, betas, mollies and the like. When I left home, my Dad kept some of the fish for a while. My wife recently died, and my sons though it would be a good thing to get a...
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