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White thing during dry start method

Hi everyone, recently I've just started a new tank with dry start method for about a week now. I have HC (dwarf baby tears) and i believe i'm on a right path. Today I notice some white little thing in a pool of water in the corner of my tank and there is no plants in there. All my plants are in the higher ground. I'm a beginner so I don't really know what that white thing is. Is it good or bad for a new tank? Any helps are really appreciated.



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I looks like from the photo its some sort of chemical sitting on a pool of water... i may be wrong

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Too much water can cause fungus to grow. Just syphon some out and mix a little excel in your mister and spray away. However it looks like a oily slick in that picture.

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that is just because of the light. The water is clear. I only mist the tank with water.
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Get rid of that puddle a.s.a.p..
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That looks like a protein film on the surface of the water. Or maybe oil from your hands. Plus there should be no visible puddle on DSM method.


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