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Dec 2016

Getting Rid of Green Hair Algae

By: melev | Tags: green hair algae, gha, derbasia

Green Hair Algae (abbreviated as GHA for this article) - Derbesia - is a form of algae that looks like its name. It is usually dark green, grows quite long if left unattended and spreads across your tank rapidly. Once this problem has begun, it can get out of hand in a matter of weeks.

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Dec 2016

Maintaining Good Water Quality

By: melev | Tags: water quality, ro/di, nitrate, phosphate, calcium, magnesium, temperature, salinity, alkalinity, carbon dosing, phosphate rx, vodka, test kits, refractometer

I have read countless threads on discussion forums asking for assistance with water quality issues. Considering how many forums are available to hobbyists everywhere, it wouldn’t be difficult to imagine that hundreds of queries are posted on a daily basis just in the United States.