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Java fern leaves turning brown and alge bloom

Postby thatssam2001 » Tue May 23, 2017 12:49 pm

Hi guys,
I am having problem with my 1ft cube planted tank.
I started dosing EI ferts 2 week back. Co2 is diy citric acid and baking soda.
1bps
Since last week my java fern's leaves are turning brown and i am seeing brown algae and green algae.
My dosing are macro on monday, wednesday,friday.
Micro on tuesday, thursday, and saturday.
With 50% water change on sunday.
Lighting 11w pll and 8 modules of samsang goq leds.

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Re: Java fern leaves turning brown and alge bloom

Postby SanamMarik » Tue May 23, 2017 5:04 pm

few info i need...
substrate name and age
water source and kh,ph
NPK ppm levels...
and filter type?
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Re: Java fern leaves turning brown and alge bloom

Postby thatssam2001 » Wed May 24, 2017 12:48 am

SanamMarik wrote:few info i need...
substrate name and age
water source and kh,ph
NPK ppm levels...
and filter type?

Ada amazonia, age same as tank age almost 1 year, water source corporation water, dont have kh test kit, filter type hang on back around 300l per hour, ph 7.6
Ferts
Kno3 - nitrate 1.89ppm , potassium 1.19 ppm per ml
dose 1ml alternate day
Kh2po4 - 0.32ppm phosphate per ml dose 1 ml alternate day
K2so4 - 1.38ppm potassium per ml
dose 4ml alternate day

I am targeting weekly
5.67ppm nitrate
0.96ppm phosphate
20.13ppm potassium.

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Re: Java fern leaves turning brown and alge bloom

Postby SanamMarik » Wed May 24, 2017 6:35 am

Put d p at 2-4 nd n at 10+
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Re: Java fern leaves turning brown and alge bloom

Postby thatssam2001 » Wed May 24, 2017 10:56 am

SanamMarik wrote:Put d p at 2-4 nd n at 10+

Didnt got you. Can you please explain

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Re: Java fern leaves turning brown and alge bloom

Postby SanamMarik » Tue May 30, 2017 4:03 pm

Sorry fr f too much short forms-- its PO4 to be 2 to 4ppm and NO3 to be 10+ppm :)
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