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Algea, whats it from ??

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Heres another Q: about algea. First I brown algea. Its all gone, and now a new one came in. Its kind of thicker and a brownish green. I will post some pictures in about an hour or but was wondering if any one knew. This is whats currently in my tank:

16 Gallon
1x96W Coralife Aqualight CF hood w/ Quad 50/50 -Square Pin+
35lbs of LR
1.5lbs of LS
4 Green Chromi
2 Clowns
1 Damsel
1 Banded Shrimp
3 Blue Legg Hermit Crabs
3 Bumble Bee snails
1 Scooter (the colorful one, starts with an "M")
3 Pink tip Anenomes
1 Purple Anenome
1 polyp (Still hasn't opened after 5 days)
Purple and Green Shrooms

7:00am- 7:30pm lights go one for morning feeding
Feed them forzen brine shrimp

One small feeding before the lights go out.

I add a tablespoon of Kents Coral-Accel each morning along with PH buffer. Every other day I add a small amount of Kents liwuid calcium. I add about 3/4-1 gallons of tap water with drops each day for evaporation. I do water changes each week.

Nitrate 0
Nitrite 0
PH 8.4
Amonia 0
temp 80

Its been up for about 2 months today. :D .. anyone know whats causing the algea ? I was thinking about getting some more crabs. Would that help.

Pictures soon to come....

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Yes its a 16 gallon. Here are 2 pictures. Well my mandarin is doing good. He's eating the pods and the frozen brine shrimp. Here are a couple of pictures of what I am talking about.
Well if my mandarin starts to show signs of stress or something bad, I will just take him back to my work...

Well I was trying to get out my green chromis and my damsel but those guys a freakn hard to get out. That would be 5 <>< that I would be taking out...

I have w/d thats made for a 75gallon...does that help ? Holds maybe about 5 gallons...i think...

Hmm...ok....I will lay off the coral-accel to once a week. I will also feed them once a day. I do have a skimmer which is a Berlin Classic. Its been doing its job and i get nice green smelly foam...

No, I use drops. Should I start using RO water for top offs and water changes ?

At the grocery stores, whats it called ?

I may be upgrading to a 30gallon show tank this weekend...Im also going to be taking out some <>< ..

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