beard algae and discus help - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-28-2007, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
Guest
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 11
beard algae and discus help

I have two issues I need some help on. The first is how do I get rid of beard algae. It is taking over my smaller plants. IS there an algae eater I can buy or do I need to medicate the tank? The second one is My discus has white stringy poop. what sickness is this and how do I fix it? I know I sound like a newbie but any help would be apreciated
bdc3 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-02-2007, 03:06 AM
Guest
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 14
Hello, I was just going to create a new post about beard algae myself. It has returned in my planted tank. I had it perhaps a year ago, but it seemed to have disappeared on it's own. It might have happened when I started to bubble CO2 into the tank, but it has come back with a vengeance. I've read that Siamese Algae Eaters are the only fish that will eat it. I'd like to know what others in the forum might have to say.
watertank is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-02-2007, 10:42 AM
Guest
 
PTrader: (8/100%)
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 1,681
Regarding you're discus..Is the poop clear? If so, discus will sometimes poop, clear, white, stringy poop. Just keep an eye on it if it does it frequently.


For better results regarding discus, you could also go to http://www.simplydiscus.com and post your health questions there. BTW, I'm a member there as well.
crazie.eddie is offline  
Reply

Tags
None

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome