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Do LED Lights Cause Algae Growth?

In Aquarium Lightingby PaulK

There is a lot of speculation that the blue light or moonlight setting in LED lights will cause algae to expand in your fish tank. This is due to blue light being the spectrum of light (380-500nm) that algae use to grow. The truth is that there are a lot of factors that can contribute to algae growing out of …

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Best Planted Aquarium Lights

In Aquarium Lightingby PaulK

Aquarium lights are critical for live plant growth. Plants use light and CO2 in the photosynthesis process in order to grow. Too much light, however, can cause problems. If your plants get too much light, for instance, they will be starving for CO2. If they don’t get enough CO2, they will start to wilt and turn brown, causing algae to …

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12 Steps to Setting Up The Perfect Fish Tank

In Aquarium Lightingby PaulK

You want to get into the aquarium hobby but you’re not sure where to start? These 12 steps should get you going in the right direction at least for now. It’s not as easy as going out and buying a tank, filling it with water and throwing some fish in. You could do that I suppose but your fish won’t …