My tank is about 4 months old. I neglected it for the first three months but now it seems to do well.
It is a 110 gallon, sump, 60 lbs live rock. It was set up with tap water and rocks. I added damsels a week later and did not touch it since. I was cleaning algae off the glass every 2 days. I did a 1/3 water change a few weeks ago with osmosis water. I bought an osmosis system. Now I have to clean algae about once a week.
I did about a week ago add a skimmer as well but I also added 3 clowns, yellow tang, zebra eel 18" long, some fiddler crabs and yesterday 5 bay scallops we caught and 3 decent size hermits we caught as well.
Is this normal algae growth cleaning glass once a week? My lighting I run the blue light from 8 am to 10 pm. The white lights for 8 hrs and at night the lunar lights come one when the other lights are shut off. I believe it is a current brand light systm and if I recall correctly is it over 400 watts but the exact number I do not know.
Is this normal amount of algae growth??
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