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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-23-2012, 11:58 PM Thread Starter
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What is this moss ? Algae ?

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did you put moss in your tank?
if not, it looks like a type of algae.
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Looks like algae to me

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Looks like clado algae to me

Cladophora is a branching, green filamentous alga, that forms a moss like structure. This algae doesn't appear to be slimy. Threads are very strong and very thin. It grows on rocks and submersed wood exposed to direct light, and in extreme cases will grow on plants also. Usually it tends to stay on one spot, which makes it easy to remove. Comb it and dose more CO2. In a case where Cladophora takes over the grassy plants, mow the plants like the lawn.

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