1. A

    Blacks specks on rocks in aquarium.

    Hello all, Not sure if this is the right section to post this in but here we go, I have an African Cichlidé tank and my goal was to grow algae green on my rocks. Nows I am dosing Seachem flourish and Seachem phosphorus and have a power glo 18,000k t8. I took some rocks from my garden as I...
  2. A

    How Often And How Much H202 To Kill BBA?

    I've read online of people using H2O2 to kill bba and I want to give it a try as I have tried overdosing excel for a month and it hasn't killed but slowed and I wanna kill BBA. I've been looking online but not much luck so how much H2O2(Hydrogen Peroxide) should I use for a 10g tank and how...
  3. cowgirluntamed

    Journey With Algae

    (Dumb tablet!! I had to plug it in in the middle of my post and lost everything!! Ok...second try!) This is basically of going to be a journal of how I battle green spot algae(the least worrisome), bba, a tiny bit of hair algae, and the most worrisome, cyanobacteria. My tank stats: 20 gallon...
  4. David J

    A Few Issues - Co2, Ferts, Flow & Algae

    Hi I have a few issues and questions about my set up. My tank has been running for 2 years. Up until now it has not had Co2. It has always had live plants (swords, crypts, cabomba, anubias) and has bogwood and a few rocks with part sand part gravel substrate. Up until now I've been dosing...
  5. benthyer

    Yeast Recipes

    I was wandering what Yeast Recipes you are using and how effective they are?   I am currently using the following but finding that it is sturggling to produce a steady bubble rate for a week:   About 1.75L of Water 280g of Sugar A sachet of Yeast (About 3 tsp I believe)   It starts up quickly...
  6. Electric Warrior

    (Another) Bba Question!

    Hi.  In my 240L, I have dealt with a bit of BBA here and there a few times since I started this tank almost two years ago.  It used to cover my big piece of wood, but has since disappeared.  The problem is now, it is entirely covering my heater, and I can't quite figure out why?  The heater is...