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Light colours

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Hi,
a few months back i got a new fluval led light for my marine tank. i just ignored what all the different colour percentages. i am getting alot of algae  which makes me wonder what does each colour do? do i need to reduce one to reduce the algae.

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Reduce the red plus reduce the hours you have it on to around 9 hours. Also make sure you have good flow! I’m new to marine aquariums and I’ve had the same problems, also make sure your not over feeding your tank

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Reply #2

Also test for nitrate and phosphate excess nutrients will be part of algae growth , lighting will also be part of your problem as said lower reds right down .

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