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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:17 AM Thread Starter
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Check out this algae! pics

my tank has new algae growth on manzanita branch and the water has a strong smell, like the ant spray "raid". heres a few pics... any ideas on what to do now?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:18 AM
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Its kinda cool looking, to bad its not intentional

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:35 AM Thread Starter
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well theres xmas moss on the branches but the parts that are bare manzanita branch have this cotton looking green algae.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 03:28 AM
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I heard, that stuff is normal with new manzanita wood.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:35 PM
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i have a bit of those, when i added some oto cat and siamese algae eaters, they went away, but when i change my tank over to a bigger one, some came back still have the same fishs, they didnt take care of it this time. i heard rosy barb will clean them up as well.
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