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  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi friends, in the last 2 weeks I discovered in my filter brown slime that stuck the filter from bringing out water, I have no picture of it but I found exactly the same problem in this picture. I think this slime is also the oily layer on the aquarium surface, need your help!
  2. Algae
    Hey all, this is my first time dealing with this type of algae. Unsure what it is. I suspect blue-green algae/cyanobacteria but doesnt quite look the same green. Its thick and coats most surfaces even a non-plant ornament. Any thoughts and tips will be appreciated!
  3. Fish
    When feeding the dwarf puffer today I noticed his markings seemed off. Upon closer inspection I noticed physical bumps all over his body! He still have an appetite and ate veraciously... he's in a 12g long with cherry shrimp and otos, tanks has been set up with fish and planted (running) for...
  4. Algae
    Hi everyone, I have a new tank that is cycling at the moment, it was filled last Thursday so it's on day 5. It has large pieces of driftwood and is about 60% planted. We have noticed that over the last 2 days there is some cloudy white-grey slime growing on the wood and it is become quite...
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Can anyone help me? I'm pretty sure my DIY co2 mix back flowed into my fully planted 10G shrimp tank. The reason I say pretty sure is because there were several factors that occurred within over a week before, to right before that I noticed my very clear (7 months established) shrimp tank...
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have a 2 gallon beta tank with a well used piece of mopani and some anubias under a standing lamp with a CFL bulb. I'm using an air pump driven mini filter. I'm developing a layer of slime on the surface of the water which when I run my finger through it, it shows up white against my...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi. I know that when you try to use grape wood or similar woods in an aquarium, they develop a white filmy fungus, which of course, I wanted to avoid. I bought a large log with a ZOO MED tag declaring it to be Mopani. Now, 3 days later, guess what I have on the end of it? Yup, that very same...
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