Help!!! Please Identify this White Layer.

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Help!!! Please Identify this White Layer.

Unread postby paule » Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:54 pm

Hi All,

I Just scaped a new tank and on the second day i am getting this layer on white - Mucus layer on my drift wood as well a white layer with fishy smell on the water surface. Please help me out with it. am attaching the photos. Thanks.
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Re: Help!!! Please Identify this White Layer.

Unread postby SCORPIO » Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:13 pm

The wood has not been cured properly to use in the aquarium. This will automatically hide in a few days. If possible, remove the wood and boil it.
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Re: Help!!! Please Identify this White Layer.

Unread postby asheesh » Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:56 pm

whats the specification of the light that you are using?
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Unread postby sushant » Fri Jun 17, 2016 3:08 pm

SCORPIO wrote:The wood has not been cured properly to use in the aquarium. This will automatically hide in a few days. If possible, remove the wood and boil it.

+1, for fishy smell do regular water changes, it normally happens when tank/ filter has not matured and will eventually stop as the tank matures.

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Re: Help!!! Please Identify this White Layer.

Unread postby paule » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:00 pm

SCORPIO wrote:The wood has not been cured properly to use in the aquarium. This will automatically hide in a few days. If possible, remove the wood and boil it.



Thanks, Is it dangerous for fish?

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Unread postby paule » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:01 pm

sushant wrote:
SCORPIO wrote:The wood has not been cured properly to use in the aquarium. This will automatically hide in a few days. If possible, remove the wood and boil it.

+1, for fishy smell do regular water changes, it normally happens when tank/ filter has not matured and will eventually stop as the tank matures.

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Thanks a lot mate. Was wondering if its fungus or Some sort of bacteria.

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Re: Help!!! Please Identify this White Layer.

Unread postby sushant » Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:20 am

paule wrote:
SCORPIO wrote:The wood has not been cured properly to use in the aquarium. This will automatically hide in a few days. If possible, remove the wood and boil it.



Thanks, Is it dangerous for fish?

no it isn't.
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Unread postby sushant » Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:32 am

paule wrote:
sushant wrote:
SCORPIO wrote:The wood has not been cured properly to use in the aquarium. This will automatically hide in a few days. If possible, remove the wood and boil it.

+1, for fishy smell do regular water changes, it normally happens when tank/ filter has not matured and will eventually stop as the tank matures.

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Thanks a lot mate. Was wondering if its fungus or Some sort of bacteria.

it is most likely a fungus.
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Re: Help!!! Please Identify this White Layer.

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:39 pm

it is not at all harmful...will vanish after few days, very common
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Re: Help!!! Please Identify this White Layer.

Unread postby paule » Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:17 am

parthapratim22 wrote:it is not at all harmful...will vanish after few days, very common



Thank you Partha. Looks like it is disappearing :)