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Old 11-16-2014, 10:22 PM   #1
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No idea what kind of algae is this..


So i have never seen this algae before. I have no idea what it is or what is causing it. I first noticed it last week. I siphoned it out but it came right back. Here is a pic. Its like little white eggs in a web. If anyone has any idea what it is please help! Thank you!
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Old 11-16-2014, 10:27 PM   #2
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Its not algae, looks like mold. I've had the same thing before. I took a syringe of hydrogen peroxide too it and it never came back.
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Suck it out with your sdiphon hose
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Its not algae, looks like mold. I've had the same thing before. I took a syringe of hydrogen peroxide too it and it never came back.
will that harm the plants and the fish? and how much did you use?

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Suck it out with your sdiphon hose
tried that last week... and it came right back! :/
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will that harm the plants and the fish? and how much did you use?

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tried that last week... and it came right back! :/
I used around 5ml, it didn't take a lot to kill it. I hit it at the surface then stuck the syringe in the substrate and hit it again, I used 5ml total. I didn't try to remove it, it just disappeared. It will not harm your fish or plants.
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Old 11-17-2014, 11:31 PM   #6
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I used around 5ml, it didn't take a lot to kill it. I hit it at the surface then stuck the syringe in the substrate and hit it again, I used 5ml total. I didn't try to remove it, it just disappeared. It will not harm your fish or plants.
ok i am going to give that a try. Thank you!
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