Brown Algae (Diatoms): Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

“Brown algae, also known as diatoms, are a common type of algae found in aquariums, especially newer setups. They manifest as a brownish, slimy film covering various surfaces within the tank, such as the glass, substrate, and decorations. Brown algae typically thrive in lower light conditions and in environments rich in silicates, nitrates, and phosphates.

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Causes of Brown Algae (Diatoms)

Impacts of Brown Algae (Diatoms) on Your Aquarium

Preventing Brown Algae (Diatoms)

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Treating Brown Algae (Diatoms)

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