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Old 02-16-2004, 11:01 PM   #1
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Could it be BGA floating in a cloud on top of my tank? It's slimy, scummy and a bit difficult to remove. I have no other visibly cloudiness anywhere else, though the browm algea is thriving recently.

I hesitate to dose w/antibiotics if my special cloud is not BGA>
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Old 02-17-2004, 01:36 AM   #2
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The stuff floating on the surface is protein scum. A little surface agitation will help get rid of it, or, some surface skimming fish, like swordtail or black molly. Try skimming some of it off with a python to give it a head start.
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I use a fine meshed net to clean the surface from algae/surface scum. Works great, just got to be careful not to accidently catch any small fish :roll:
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