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22 Brown algae




Description

This article is from the Aquaria: Disease, Algae and Snails FAQ, by Elaine Thompson, Thomas Sasala and George Booth

22 Brown algae

Forms in soft brown clumpy patches. In the freshwater aquarium, these
are usually diatoms. Usually indicates a lack of light or an excess of
silicates. Increased light levels will usually make it disappear.
Easily removed by wiping the glass or siphon vacuuming the affected
area.

 

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