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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-27-2007, 11:03 PM Thread Starter
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Need help identifying white growth

I noticed some white filmy stuff on my driftwood yesterday and it has me a little worried. It seems to have spread more since yesterday. My first inkling is that it is a fungus. Could it just be something that is leaking out of my wood?

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Can anyone could tell me what this is and what I should do about it?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-27-2007, 11:44 PM
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happens a lot to new driftwood.

This is new driftwood right?

My snails ate it when they finally found it

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Yeah it is new driftwood. So there is nothing to worry about then?
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Nope, you can take it out and scrub it off if you like. But it wont hurt anything.

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And it will go away on its own before too long....

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Thanks 247Plants! I was afraid I was going to have some sorta fungus take over my aquarium.
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