Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): The Instant Nuisance Algae Fix

Terrible Advice Tuesdays:  If you’ve got a nuisance algae problem, raise your pH and it will go away.

The rest of the story: I’m not convinced low pH causes nuisance algae problems and I’m certainly not convinced raising your tank’s pH will magically solve the problem.  If you’ve got an algae problem you’ve not a nutrient problem.  Low pH, high pH, if you’ve got nutrients you’re very likely going to have nuisance algae. Spend your time fixing the nutrient problem and forget about your pH.

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