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white stuff in CO2 reactor...

Just wondering if anybody knows what this white stuff "growing" from the end of my CO2 line is. I had this problem before, but couldn't figure it out...here are some pics of my reactor, this stuff seems to cling onto the end of the CO2 inlet line, just on the end though, its getting thicker and bushier, looks like white BBA

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http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/l...3/100_1255.jpg

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does anybody else have this porblem other than me?

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So nobody has ever had something like this happen or knows what it might be? I have had this stuff grow every time I setup CO2, my guess is its not algae cause its white, so I am worried that it is a fungus or something that could hurt my fish/plants. I realize bumping twice now is annoying, but this is the 2nd time in the last few months I have asked this without any responses, I just don't know what to do about it. Thank you for your patience.

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Maybe a pic would help?

I've no clue outside your own guesses... but if your plants and fish seem OK so far then my guess would be it's probably harmless?





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Pressurized or DIY Co2?

If its DIY Its just Yeast scum.

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ok yeah, its DIY, so this comes all the way up from the bottle into my reactor? should I clean this every week, or is it not a big deal?
thanks for responding!

and lauralee there are 2 pics in the 1st post..not the best pics, but its the white stuff in the middle of the pics

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