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post #6 of (permalink) Old 10-10-2011, 02:36 AM
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Originally Posted by willbldrco View Post
I have noticed some short-length hair algae on some plants which looks like the pics of oedogonium. The strands on the glass, however, is strange in that for the strands in the patches I see, the entire strand is stuck to the glass, rather than just one end of a strand. So the effect is a patch of curly threads flattened to the glass rather than a hairy appearance. I've never seen it before... Weird and annoying!

I think the oedogonium species may be different but I think it might be it. It's pretty common in ponds and what not. Actually I think I have it in my outdoor tank ( used to at least).
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