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Old 07-30-2013, 01:40 AM   #1
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What do I have here?? Help pls




How should I get rid of this? I just noticed it today im not sure how long its been there but ive dosed 5ml of excel for now.
Thanks in advanced.

This is a 6g fluval edge with stock led lights. Ive put an amano in there hopefully he likes this stuff.

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Old 07-30-2013, 10:31 AM   #2
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Are you referring to the brown dusting that is on your rock? It looks like diatoms to me.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:55 AM   #3
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Are you referring to the brown dusting that is on your rock? It looks like diatoms to me.
+1 diatoms.
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:45 PM   #4
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Thanks for confirmation. Now I know what to do.

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Old 07-30-2013, 01:46 PM   #5
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let it run its course, its really common for new tanks at the end of a cycle and will go away most of the time

snails and ottos do great at keeping this type of algae at bay
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:02 PM   #6
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Just stay strong, it may be a while. It will subside eventually.
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Old 07-30-2013, 09:07 PM   #7
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Thanks!! Ive dosed some excel and put an amano..hopefully that does the trick! Not really new tank but I dunno how long this has been there

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1 amano took care of it!

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