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Old 01-09-2013, 05:22 AM   #1
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Plant Algae?


Is this am Algae or what is the funky fuzzy brown stuff at the base of the plant?
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:46 AM   #2
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Is it recently bought? Looks like rock wool to me.
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:16 PM   #3
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Yes its fairly new.. should i pick it off or just leave it on?
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People usually remove them prior to planting.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:18 PM   #5
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It's planted in that to reduce the shock caused from transplanting. Just pick most of it off while trying not to damage the roots and put it back in the tank.
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