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Chakaga 03-19-2013 02:39 AM

What is this stuff growing on my rocks?
 
As the title says. I set this tank up about a week ago. Currently there are only four fry in this 10 gallon tank, which has a sponge filter and a water temp of about 80 degrees. I just noticed this odd looking stuff growing on the rocks I put in there, any idea what this is?

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pH...6&title=1c.jpg

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pH...6&title=1c.jpg

Darkblade48 03-19-2013 04:18 AM

Perhaps Hemianthus callitrichoides?

junglefowl 03-19-2013 04:44 AM

What is this stuff growing on my rocks?
 
Closer pic? Look like a baby tear

Chakaga 03-22-2013 04:23 AM

I mean the white powdery stuff.

mosspearl 03-22-2013 04:41 AM

I get that in my planted jars. It can be vacuumed out with an air hose. I believe it's just detritus that settles... it isn't growing there.


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