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post #3 of (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 08:08 PM
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Looks like BBA to me as well.

Spot treatment with Excel or hydrogen peroxide will make it turn red and die back, but unless you find the root cause, it will keep coming back.

What is your lighting/fertilizing/CO2 parameters like? Tank specifications would be helpful as well.


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