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Old 08-29-2011, 04:43 PM   #1
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Gray tufts all over driftwood and spreading


I don't think its an algae but I have these gray tufts all over my driftwood. I noticed it on the large rocs and now the filter intake. I have some close up photos but I can't find my card reader. They are dark gray and in somecases have some green on them.

None of the fish seem to touch it. And I have Flagfish and wild molles in there that eat everything.

Any ideas while I look for the card reader?
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Old 08-29-2011, 05:23 PM   #2
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Were the wood and rocks freshly added?
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Old 08-29-2011, 05:50 PM   #3
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Mine started grayish/blackish, so I'm assuming it's BBA. I've been growing it out that it's starting to look like a mix of staghorn and BBA. Kinda gross actually...I'll take a pic when I get home. I've been meaning to send it to sewingalot anyway, lol
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No, the rocks and wood have been in there since the beginning. I believe I filled the tank the last week of June.
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Old 08-30-2011, 03:55 AM   #5
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Probably BBA.
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Old 08-30-2011, 04:19 AM   #6
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don't assume bba, check out photos of bba if they don't look similar don't start treating for it you could make your issue worse, please share a pic so we can help you figure it out =p
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:55 AM   #7
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It's BBA. I still can't find my card reader but I looked it up on Google images that's what it is.

Ok, at least I know who my enemy is.
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