Why Does My Fish Tank Water Turn Green?

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Greenish colour in fish tanks is a result of an increase in population of a unicellular form of algae referred to as green algae. This may be as a result of poor water cycling, overfeeding and direct exposure to sunlight.
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Fish tanks set in front of windows or in sunny areas can experience green water problems, chances are, it is receiving too much light. Check the amount of light the tank is receiving
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The water has turned green because of an algal bloom. This is quite common in newly set up aquariums and should subside in a few days. It sometimes helps to shut off the aquarium's
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Aquarium water can turn green because of algae, excess light, excess nutrients, too many fish, or excess waste
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I agree with Sunday, but not to a full extent. That algea bloom is going to compete with the fish and plants for oxygen and that is NOT a good thing at all. I agree it's a sign your
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