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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.


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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!


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