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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 10-30-2012, 09:23 PM Thread Starter
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Looking for algae!

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Does this sound wierd? I'm looking for film algae that grows in HOB filters. or any other filter for that matter can anyone spare me some? thanks
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The only algae that grows on my HOB outflow is BBA. Do you mean biofilm?

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reallly? my hob grows a green film, because the light hits it pretty bright :O
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I have both brown and green film in my goldfish tank. I can take a paper towel and wipe up plenty of each if you really do want some. What are you using it for?
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I have both brown and green film in my goldfish tank. I can take a paper towel and wipe up plenty of each if you really do want some. What are you using it for?
I just found out that my scuds absolutely lovvveeeesssss the stuff if you can scrape it up with a bit of plastic and throw it in a ziploc bag, I'll be forever grateful
please ignore my whims if it's going to be too much work XD
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Like this stuff?

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Like this stuff?

yummy

mine's dark dark green, but I'm sure they will appreciated this stuff equally
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Ick, why would you pay for this stuff, I would pay you to get rid of mine, I have an outdoor tub that gets 6 hours of direct sunlight a day and the walls are coated with this green slime.

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Ick, why would you pay for this stuff, I would pay you to get rid of mine, I have an outdoor tub that gets 6 hours of direct sunlight a day and the walls are coated with this green slime.
Lmao.

Aokashi, I'll bring some in a ziplock bag when I drop by your place next time. I'll probably have to make a trip soon once the roads are better, so sometime this week.
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I just found out that my scuds absolutely lovvveeeesssss the stuff if you can scrape it up with a bit of plastic and throw it in a ziploc bag, I'll be forever grateful
please ignore my whims if it's going to be too much work XD
my scuds disappeared. Don't know what happened.
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Ick, why would you pay for this stuff, I would pay you to get rid of mine, I have an outdoor tub that gets 6 hours of direct sunlight a day and the walls are coated with this green slime.
i wasn't going to pay for it...... >.> but I probably would if it's cheap? I would soo raid ur pond if u were close by

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Lmao.

Aokashi, I'll bring some in a ziplock bag when I drop by your place next time. I'll probably have to make a trip soon once the roads are better, so sometime this week.
are you coming to the swap meet? I was thinkin of getting it from ppl there XD will save you some fuel :d
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It was a joke.

I assumed you'd pay for the cost of shipping it, not to purchase it! Of course it'd be way better to just get some from locals, the stuff isn't really hard to grow. Just throw a bunch of it into a tub outdoors and leave it sitting for a week, you'll have more than you know what to do with.

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I think I have some green algae growing in my sarracenia water tub. If you want it aokashi, I'll give it to you at the swap meet.

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I think I have some green algae growing in my sarracenia water tub. If you want it aokashi, I'll give it to you at the swap meet.
*sparkly eyes*
yes please!
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Aight. I'll see what I can gather this weekend when the weather brightens up. Good thing it's cold now. All the mosquitoes are dead.

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