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chromakey
02-03-2013, 01:56 AM
Good Day:

I recently added two fish to my JBJ 28 gallon tank. I have been keeping the feedings at minimum but it has been about 2 weeks and I have noticed some brown algae on the sand in small area (it faces the south window in my living room) and a bit of brown algae on the rock.

I do a w.c. every two weeks, running Aquamaxx skimmer, and have GFO/Garbon in the basket.

I am thinking because of more fish and feeding means more nutrients in the tank. Do you have any suggestions to help with this? I have been thinking of adding a reactor for GFO or carbon but have limited space and changing the media seems like a pain, especially if I have it in the stand.

Another idea is running a refugium for cheato but I have not sold myself on this idea.

Thanks,
Michael
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Proteus
02-03-2013, 02:32 AM
How bout carbon dosing

chromakey
02-03-2013, 02:58 AM
I haven't tried this or researched it. Is this done with vodka?

Thanks.

Proteus
02-03-2013, 03:00 AM
Yes you can vodka dose but there are plenty of ways. From prodibio to zeo.

Myself I use prodibio

Xadieu
02-04-2013, 05:56 PM
Yes you can vodka dose but there are plenty of ways. From prodibio to zeo.

Myself I use prodibio

+1 for prodibio cause zeo you will prob need a reactor for the media. Prodibio is cheaper on your size of tank.