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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 12:25 AM Thread Starter
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What is this?

I tied some flame moss to a piece of driftwood and this started growing. Does anyone know what this is?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 12:58 AM
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Riccia maybe?
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 12:59 AM
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That appears to be riccia which has a habit of popping up wherever it wants. If it is for sure riccia, I wouldn't leave it with the flame moss since it grows pretty fast.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 01:16 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the replies. After Googling pictures of riccia, I'm pretty sure that's what it is. I removed it from the tank. Appreciate the help.
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