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post #10 of (permalink) Old 04-02-2012, 05:10 PM
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Originally Posted by kjnguy3nn View Post
that's what I might do it's only one plant with it

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Take that plant out immediatly and dose it with excel in a small holding container until the BBA goes away. I will do a double dose of excel on the main tank as well just to rid the water of any spores that might be floating around.

Although I don't know where it comes from...I do know that every time my java moss tank gets too much light, that's when I get the outbursts. Luckily I have a school of SAE and they keep it at bay, but when I had a huge outbreak when my Dad decided to unplug the timer so the lights were on 24/7....the whole tank was filled with it. Only after roughly have a bottle of excel and manually picking out the large clumps did it finally go away.
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