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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-13-2012, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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Is this algae

My guess is if it is algae its staghorn but I'll the pics of staghorn look threadlike and this stuff has a flat surface which is weird to me. Also it only seems to grow in moss so I didn't notice it until I really looked. I recently set up high lighting with co2 on this tank.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-13-2012, 04:08 PM
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Kinda looks more like Riccia, or Crystalwort, but the blades look a bit too thin. Anyway, google some pictures and see it that is what it is.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-13-2012, 04:59 PM Thread Starter
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yes that's definately what it is thanks
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