Yellow fuzzy algae?
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Algae


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-11-2012, 02:29 PM   #1
alkatraz
Algae Grower
 
alkatraz's Avatar
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posts: 114
Default

Yellow fuzzy algae?


Is this algae? (middle, right of pic, at the base of the blades) Noticed it the morning after planting the new cell grown dwarf hairgrass.



I removed it as a precaution but I'm curious? Thx
__________________
Current Tank: ADA 120P Iwagumi
[Buildup Questions 120P Lighting? | 120P Filter?] | 120P Hardscape?
Previous Tank: 7.9g Fluval Flora
alkatraz is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-11-2012, 10:52 PM   #2
Complexity
Pelvicachromis Lover!
 
Complexity's Avatar
 
PTrader: (34/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 5,058
Default

Looks like it might be a small amount of Rhizoclonium, but it's hard to say. Check out the second picture under the Rhizoclonium section of this page to see if it looks the same to you: http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/algae.htm. It also may have been a little piece of rockwool from the pots of hairgrass.
__________________
Vicki Rena Filstar pimp #142 (four XP4s/three XP2s/one XP1) Eheim pimp #301 (Pro II 2128) Victor pimp #27 (VTS-253B-320)

90g - Journal Pelvicachromis taeniatus 'Moliwe' 75g - Journal Pelvicachromis pulcher 'Lagos Red' Better Pics 8-24
29g - Journal Pelvicachromis pulcher 'unknown' -- 29g - Pelvicachromis taeniatus 'Moliwe'
5g - RCS colony 2.5g - Journal Retired
Complexity is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-12-2012, 03:37 AM   #3
alkatraz
Algae Grower
 
alkatraz's Avatar
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posts: 114
Default

Rockwool, of course! There were a few stubourn bits I just couldn't get off.. Looks like this seedling uprooted a bit which is how it appeared overnight.

Thanks! Ps: My wife's name is Vicki, spelled the same way.
__________________
Current Tank: ADA 120P Iwagumi
[Buildup Questions 120P Lighting? | 120P Filter?] | 120P Hardscape?
Previous Tank: 7.9g Fluval Flora
alkatraz is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-12-2012, 03:40 AM   #4
Complexity
Pelvicachromis Lover!
 
Complexity's Avatar
 
PTrader: (34/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 5,058
Default

You have good taste (with Vicki's)! LOL!

I'm glad it was just rockwool. Much better than having algae problems.
__________________
Vicki Rena Filstar pimp #142 (four XP4s/three XP2s/one XP1) Eheim pimp #301 (Pro II 2128) Victor pimp #27 (VTS-253B-320)

90g - Journal Pelvicachromis taeniatus 'Moliwe' 75g - Journal Pelvicachromis pulcher 'Lagos Red' Better Pics 8-24
29g - Journal Pelvicachromis pulcher 'unknown' -- 29g - Pelvicachromis taeniatus 'Moliwe'
5g - RCS colony 2.5g - Journal Retired
Complexity is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012