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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-14-2013, 06:34 PM Thread Starter
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Need help with a white mold or fungus

It started in one of my tanks and is now on all the driftwood in the house.Please help ID and help with a cure.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-14-2013, 07:10 PM
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Like ID what? A picture might get you some help.

If it is on new Mopani wood then it is normal and will go away.

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It'll go away in a few weeks. Its absolutely harmless in every way and snails and pleco love to eat it.

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I have the same with new driftwood. Apparently it is some form of a bacterial bloom on the woods surface. It will go away on its own. Or as mentioned above snails and plecos decimate the stuff.

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Sorry for got the picture.The piece of driftwood has been in this tank for 4 years
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If you added new driftwood other than that big piece recently then that would be it. Or sometimes recently added plants have been known to carry it I suppose. Either that or new driftwood from another tank and you somehow got some into this tank via equipment like nets gloves plants rocks substrate etc...

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