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Default Green algae Vs brown algae

I have two tropheus tank, one tank growing green algae on the glass and the other one growing brown algae. both tanks are near each other. any one experience the same problem?
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I get brown algae due to low lighting.But the brown alge is the begining stages of green.If you want to get rich green algae.Get a nice nice light suitible to your tank with 10.000k bulbs with a nice timer day night timing.you be good
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