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Question What Are these things floating in my tank?

I've had this 55g moderately planted tank with 2WPG and DIY co2 for over a year now. Recently I started seeing this little white balls floating on the surface of the tank. They seem to clump together, all on the surface with nothing below it that I can see.

Anyone have any idea what they are, and if they're harmful, how to get rid of them.


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-18-2014, 03:23 AM
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Do you have snails in the tank? Just a stab in the dark...
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Do you have snails in the tank? Just a stab in the dark...
Nope. That would have made sense tho cuz this stuff does look like snail eggs.
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What substrate are you using? I can't see very well, but depending on what you have and/or used in the past it could be laterite or osmocote capsules coming out of the substrate.
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