<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=12263734#post12263734 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by apc31871 i have a tank thats been setup for 2 yrs and i have like a rust or brown algea covering everything anyone help
is it rust brown algae or cyano-----can you post a picture of your tank?
in either case an algae or cyano problem is usually due to a build up of phosphates and nitrates. Bring these down and the algae disappears.
There are alot of other things you can be doing too to help fight algae: