CO2 A Month Later

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I hope you're all safe Well in this time of lockdown. It's safe to say the CO2 injection has had a massive affect on the tank after one month. I originally put it in to try and sort a hair algae issue, but that turned out to be a different issue. If I miss ferts for one day the hair algae returns.

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Impressive! Is that just a plain sand substrate as well? I've wanted to try CO2 for a long while now but never got round to it

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Thanks, yeah thats just plain sand, I did use fert tabs at the beginning and dose daily with Tropica Premium, 50% water changes on a Wednesday and Sunday.
I went for the fire extinguisher set up with a solenoid regulator from china and its working a treat.

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Looking good mate, you'll must carry on posting a monthly images so we can see it's progress. :]
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That's some progress👍

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Nice it's the same co2 set up i use aswell.👍

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That is a nice progress comparison ::thumb::
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Thanks all! Happy to do updates, but I'm already trimming stuff back, the sessiflora is producing visual growth each day, and I'm actually having to bin now as I trim instead of replanting just so it doesn't take over the tank. I allow it to shade the moss as thats where I was getting the main thread algae issues.

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Wow that's quite the difference!

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I think once I can go outside again I will give it a go and try co2. I mean my tank is looking really good without but it has inspired me to

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