The Planted Tank Forum

The Planted Tank Forum (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/index.php)
-   Algae (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=23)
-   -   ID please (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=211018)

thebuddha 01-11-2013 11:27 PM

ID please
 
Found this stuff growing under a few of my java fern leaves. I am guessing it is a type of algae. Sorry about the blurry pics :/

This picture shows what it looks like attached to the plant.
Plus, as you can see on the left-most leaf, the java fern does have a bit of black algae markings on it. Is that something I should worry about as well?
http://i.imgur.com/9ros7.jpg

And this is what it looked like when i plucked it off, it has a reddish tint to it
http://i.imgur.com/dpdYn.jpg

Captivate05 01-11-2013 11:59 PM

Looks like a baby java fern! They do spawn from their leaves sometimes :)

Msheresy 01-12-2013 12:01 AM

+1

They will grow plantlets on the leaves that you can pluck off and plant.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

thebuddha 01-12-2013 03:01 AM

lol really!?
I didnt expect that at all, i thought for sure it was an algae of some sort.
Well that sucks that I threw 4 of them away, but hey they only took about 2 days to form.


Thanks for the help guys!


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:26 PM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.