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Algae & Their Types 101: For Aquarium Owners

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Algae & Their Types 101: For Aquarium Owners

Never underestimate the power of a good water change! Clean water is a staple of good aquarium care, so if your tank becomes polluted, it will help perform a water change. Regular water changes can help dilute and carry away unwanted algae nutrients that build up in your aquarium. We suggest carrying this out weekly as part of your maintenance routine, as going too long between changes may increase your chances of an algae outbreak.

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Emersed and Submersed plants

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Emersed and Submersed plants

Many varieties of aquatic plant are interchangeable in their ability to live emersed or submersed. But, when you decide on the look you are going for, do not change their environment too often. It will cause them stress, and they will likely die. When you know what you want, and change their environment to suit, it can take up to months for a plant to adapt. Patience is key.

 

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