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 #4504  by QDanT
 16 Feb 2018 17:10
Had the Doctor Beaker head on this afternoon and went round the greenhouse with a razor blade scraping different Algae off the wet glass, shelves and found one piece growing on a pebble under a drip,
transfered them to jars with RO water + Marine salt to SG 1.012, then placed by the tank lights
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I don't know what they'll do but I'll report back
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 #4506  by QDanT
 18 Feb 2018 00:01
Still a begginer to all this, so the Bacteria turn Ammonia into Nitrite then more Bacteria turn this into Nitrate and the Algae use this to grow.
So my Algae in RO water @ SG 1.012 with Marine salt have no food, apart from Light. I added x5 drops of Baby Bio to 250ml of RO water gave it a stir
then added x5 drops of the mix to each Algae jar
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Nitrogen 10.6%, Phosphorus 1.9%, Potassium 1.4%
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 #4507  by QDanT
 18 Feb 2018 12:08
One of the jars has started making bubbles ? so added another x5 drops of Baby Bio + RO water mix
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 #4508  by odin
 18 Feb 2018 18:55
That's interesting! Nice photos too.
 #4511  by QDanT
 19 Feb 2018 17:02
Oh No !
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 #4512  by odin
 19 Feb 2018 22:33
LOL @ the slime... has it broken up?

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 #4522  by QDanT
 20 Feb 2018 16:08
After reading through Halocaridina's thread 'First aquarium' I've scrapped the Algae Farm :dead: as it looks like it's a problem without adding any unknown Algae to the tank which I'll let cycle, then think about adding some Chaetomorpha